• Books: Bury the Chains by Adam Hochschild, Endless War: Hidden Functions of the "war on terror" by David Keen, Capital Vol. 1, Tin Drum by Günter Grass, What is Islam? by Shahab Ahmed, Desiring Arabs by Joseph Massad, Spies, Soldiers and Statesmen by Hazem Kandil, La Condition Humaine by André Malraux, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Imagined Community by Benedict Anderson, Culture and Imperialism by Edward Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Richness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould, Children of the Alley by Naguib Mahfouz, The Mass Psychology of Fascism by Wilhelm Reich, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, 1984 by George Orwell, Noli me Tangere by José Rizal, Age of Extremes by Eric Hobsbawm, ذهنية التحريم لصادق جلال العظم, Karl Marx by Francis Wheen, وليمة لأعشاب البحر لحيدر حيدر, Candide by Voltaire, النزعات المادية في الفلسفة العربية الإسلامية لحسين مروة, Listen Little Man by Wilhelm Reich ..
  • Films: Alexanderplatz by Rainer Fassbinder, Clockwork Orange, Apocalypse Now, The Battle of Algiers, films by P. P. Passolini, Persepolis, Midnight Express, 1984, Papillion, Gangs of New York, Sophie Scholl, Life of Brian, Ivan the Terrble, Battleship Potemkine ...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

26 & 30 March 2008

Wednesday between 9pm and 10pm (GMT)
Sunday between noon and 1pm 104.4 FM (London)
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http://www.resonancefm.com/ worldwide

Iraq: "The Politics of the Local" - an interview with Charles Tripp, professor of Middle East Studies at School of Oriental and African Studies, London. "Iraq may fall into a second violent civil war. Or it may become an imperial protectorate with a privileged military and sharp class divisions."
Oil-linked Inflation Exacerbates Instability in the Middle East:
Egypt: The Wave of Strikes Continues.
Historic Strike by University Staff
Israel: Arab and Jewish Women March for Jobs in Tel Aviv

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Related:
Iraq: "No, no to the new Dictatorship"
Egypt: Historic Strike by University Staff
Egypt's Doctors Take on Mubarak
Arab and Jewish Women March in Tel Aviv
Workers Protest in UAE and Egypt
Other:
"A Delusional War"

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

12 & 16 March 2008

Wednesday between 9pm and 10pm (GMT)
Sunday between noon and 1pm 104.4 FM (London)
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The United States plotted the armed overthrow of the Hamas government elected by the Palestinian people in January 2006, according to “The Gaza Bombshell”, an article based on leaked documents and interviews with key players in the Bush administration that was published in the latest edition of the US magazine Vanity Fair.

Middle Eastern soundscapes: A concert by Al-Finjaan group. Nizar Al-Issa and his group performed at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 11th of March 2008.

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Related:
The Gaza Bombshell
US Plot to Overthrow Elected Palestinian Government Exposed
Nizar Al-Issa - artist profile

Monday, March 03, 2008

09 March 2008

Wednesday between 9pm and 10pm (GMT)
Sunday between noon and 1pm 104.4 FM (London)
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Iraq: "The many regional and sectarian leaders in Iraq now wield a power over ordinary citizens that the new national institutions cannot, and may not want to temper. Iraq may fall into a second violent civil war. Or it may become an imperial protectorate with a privileged military and sharp class divisions." (Charles Tripp, Professor of Middle East politics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and author of A History of Iraq). Also views by Jonathan Steele, a Guardian Columnist and author of Defeat: Why They Lost Iraq.

Hamid "the terrorist" and Harry "the hero": Both Mohammed Hamid and Prince Harry have links with Afghanistan. Analysis and views by Gabrielle Tierney, a character witness in Hamid's trial, Mohammed Hamid, and Heiko Khoo, speaker at Speakers' Corner, Hyde Park.

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Related:
The Politics of the Local in Iraq
Mohammed Hamid and Prince Harry (audio)

Forgetting Fanon, remembering Fanon