• 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 ...

Saturday, February 25, 2006

'Muhammad Cartoons' - The Nature of Resistance to Colonialism

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104.4
http://www.resonancefm.com/
Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)

  • "Muhammad's Cartoons": A Christian: “Unlike Muslims … it shouldn’t be a problem to us Christians …we don’t judge …we would strongly protest, but not in violent way…” A British Muslim: “I would prefer ten thousand cartoons than even one life being killed by a foreign occupation of a country…” An Egyptian-American Muslim: “As a Muslim myself I think he reaction of the Muslim community is a way over where it should be…A complete diversion from the real issues…”
  • 1857 – 2007: The Nature of Resistance to Colonialism. Part of a lecture given by Virinder Kalra, a senior lecturer at Manchester University, UK. The event took place on February 15 at the Kufa Gallery in London and included contributions from the audience.

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