Zardari is now the self-proclaimed democratic revenge of a nation both plagued by military dictatorship and aggrieved by the loss of its beloved sister, Benazir.
The Joker is presented as a dangerously seductive villain (his seductiveness is supposed to bring complexity to the whole thing), but one who must of course be ultimately refused.
The number of people using this pregnancy as a tactic to shame Bristol, and her mother Sarah, speak volumes about how we understand motherhood.
“Red Dawn” is the ultimate ‘what if?’ movie.
Seeing this support for Palin should give every feminist a feeling of warmth and solidarity, unless of course you are a woman of colour, or, more specifically, an African American woman.
There is the idea that nominating Palin reaches out to the conservative religious types—but are arch-conservative Christians going to like having a woman in power?
This is a review of Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation by Saree Makdisi. W. W. Norton. 2008.
What will it be like when you take profoundly experienced Joe Biden and pit Sarah Palin up against him in a debate? How will the foreign policy section of that debate go?
After reading several rather violently negative reactions to his past stupid comments on race—“articulate and clean”?—I was surprised to find myself realizing that that may be exactly why Biden was chosen.
Clearly all that is needed to bond with Latinos is to eat the “national dish” and be white. That there is a history of white racism against Latinos is certainly not necessary to discuss.