Essays & Criticism

Cheegha: The Call from Waziristan | Book Review

Mar 2017
Author: Ghulam Qadir Khan Daur

Daur’s book is raw: one feels his pain at the state of Waziristan through its pages. It is particularly strong since Daur writes from within Waziristan: we, not they.
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Trump is White Supremacy in Overdrive

Dec 2016
Trump is White Supremacy in Overdrive

Overt white supremacy is more mainstream than it’s been in decades. Jared Taylor, a white supremacist leader who wants to keep the US majority-white and argued that liberated Black people threaten civilization, bluntly said Trump’s victory was about white identity.
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Open Letter to American Liberals

Dec 2016
Open Letter to American Liberals

Are you here to rectify the consequences of you - and millions of other well-meaning liberals’ - complacency in a system of global warfare that’s persisted unchecked for the past 8 years?.
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Trump’s Twenty-First-Century Fascism

Dec 2016
Trump’s Twenty-First-Century Fascism

The US intellectual class has failed to understand the racism at the core of Trump’s political project. White supremacy is a social and political system, not simply a matter of individual attitudes.
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بچے ۔۔۔ ہمارے معاشرے کا ایک مظلوم طبقہ

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پاکستان دنیا میں بچوں کے حقوق کے حوالے سے موجود بین الاقوامی معاہدوں کا دستخطی ہے مگر جب ان پر عمل درآمد کی بات آتی ہے تو پاکستان کا نام سب سے آخر میں آتا ہے


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Queering Dalit | TQ Salon

Oct 2016
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I don’t need to de-queer my Dalit-ness. I need to fuck my Dalit into my queerness.
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A Kashmiri View of Pakistan: solidarity without demands

Oct 2016
A Kashmiri View of Pakistan: solidarity without demands

Beyond the Indian polemic about Pakistan’s overinflated role in Kashmir, there is a distraught relationship Kashmiris do in fact have with Pakistan. For Kashmiris, Pakistan’s support is both welcome and a cause for anxiety.
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