• 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 ...

Monday, September 08, 2008

14 September 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm on 104.4 FM (London)
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Obituary: Randa Chahal Sabbag, a film-maker.
Interview with Jeff Halper (a repeat)

Friday, September 05, 2008

07 September 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm on 104.4 FM (London)
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“Iraq under occupation: Raed Jarrar decodes the misinformation" is a talk by an Iraqi architect, blogger, and activist resident in the United States. Raed Jarrar is currently the Iraq consultant for the American Friends Service Committee. Jarrar was born and raised in Baghdad, and is half Iraqi and half Palestinian. The talk was given on the 23rd of May of this year at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Monday, September 01, 2008

31 August 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm on 104.4 FM (London)
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The French film-maker Jean-Luc Godard once replied, when asked why U.S. films are the most popular in the world, "Because Americans tell the best stories. They can invade a country and immediately construct a narrative justifying it." "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People," is a documentary directed by Sut Jhally and released in conjunction with Jack Shaeen's book of the same title, takes up the issue of Arab representation in U.S. media. Also in the show: an analysis of one of the worst atrocities of the US-led occupation of Afghanistan, as many as 90 civilians were killed by an American air strike last week.

What kind of political discourse, with what social and po­ litical effects, is contemporary tolerance talk in the United States? What readi...