Gender and the War on Terror
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Gender and the War on Terror

By Caroline Cottet: When making sense of the people and things around us, it is often tempting to rely on binaries. There’s “us” and there’s “them”, there are “men” and “women”, “masculinities” and “femininities”, some are “white” others are not. These lists apply to our our daily routines as much as to extraordinary events. For … Continue reading

The tortured narrative of a nation at war: USA & the CIA Torture Report
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The tortured narrative of a nation at war: USA & the CIA Torture Report

By Tyrell Mayfield: What is more important: truth or trust? Are they mutually exclusive? Does one require the other? These are the questions that America is struggling with as it finds itself once again standing at the crossroads of legal, moral, and social justice. The recent release of the summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s … Continue reading

Women Maoists in India face harassment and torture in rebel ranks and mainstream culture
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Women Maoists in India face harassment and torture in rebel ranks and mainstream culture

By Daphne Holmes: Maoist women in India face a sexism double whammy: in mainstream Indian culture, and within the alternative Maosit culture to which they have dedicated their lives. All too many women join rebel Maoist groups to help overthrow India’s semi-colonial, semi-feudal government only to discover that they have jumped out of the frying … Continue reading