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Do not accept or reject and be yourself..this is a brainstorming to help choose, develop an approach, or deepen your understanding,


Saleha Hamdeen, a 14 year old Bedouin from Palestine, won the International Hans Christian Andersen Award for her fairy tale, “Hantoush,” which was chosen from among more than 1,200 fairy tale entries from all over the world. Hantoush; a Fairytale…

Edward Said On Orientalism

“Orientalism hit the right note at the most momentous occasion when the postcolonial world at large most needed it – when the condition of coloniality needed a thematic and theoretical decoupling from the framing of capitalist modernity at large.”…more: aljazeera
…”Orientalism” as a critical concept to describe the West’s commonly contemptuous depiction and portrayal of “The East..more:wikipedia

What I Learned While Eavesdropping on the Taliban

..Illustration of sound waves and a bullet.people ask me what I did in Afghanistan, I tell them that I hung out in planes and listened to the Taliban. My job was to provide “threat warning” to allied forces, and so I spent most of my time trying to discern the Taliban’s plans. Before I started, I was cautioned that I would hear terrible things, and I most certainly did. But…more: