Category Archives: Arab culture

The Jeremy Scahill Blame Continuum

The above chart from the CIA World Factbook shows population growth before and after President Ali Abdullah Saleh took power. Like Syria and Libya and Egypt, Yemen has not known family planning. All of them are patriarchal societies with burgeoning … Continue reading

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How Does Juan Williams Know They’re Muslim?

It’s not up to Sarah Palin, Bill O’Reilly, or Newt Gingrich to decide whether NPR can fire Juan Williams. His right of free speech is the radio network’s, too: they get to decide who speaks on their programs. Williams was … Continue reading

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The Shoe Incident

Junior’s ‘legacy project’ was destroyed over the weekend by a pair of shoes. In case you’ve been living in a cave, here’s the video: There are some liberal bloggers out there expressing concern at the sight of such disrespect to … Continue reading

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