Hamid Dabashi

The Invention of the White People

There are no white people. There are no black people. There are no red, yellow, brown, blue, purple, crimson or any other color people. These are all socially constructed delusions. Delusions though with real, frightful, murderous, and genocidal consequences. 

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Israel Lobby Goes Down, Iran Gets a Boost: The Winners and Losers of the Geneva Nuclear Deal

Soon after the historic deal between Iran and the so-called P5+1, the White House published the fact sheet of the interim agreement, putting its own obvious spin for domestic benefits. Meanwhile the IRNA(Islamic Republic News Agency) published its own full version, which did not differ much with the White House's, though it did give a fuller picture of the deal. The battle of spin has started in earnest.  

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False Islamist-Secular Divide in Egypt is a Wedge in Hopes for Preserving Democracy

It is impossible to exaggerate the significance of the momentous events that have drawn global attention to Egypt as its people continue to struggle with the unfolding drama of their revolution.

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