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Armed Afghan Women Take to Streets in Show of Defiance Against Taliban

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul The Guardian
Women have taken up guns in northern and central Afghanistan, marching in the streets in their hundreds and sharing pictures of themselves with assault rifles on social media, in a show of defiance as the Taliban make sweeping gains nationwide.

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Winged Words: Maxime Rodinson on the Prophet Mohammad

Tariq Ali Tariq Ali London Review of Books
With Islamophobia rife in Europe and the Western hemisphere and with France’s center and far-right parties weaponizing laicity and scapegoating refugees, it’s time for engaged readers to reacquaint themselves with Rodinson’s classic study.

Tidbits - June 10, 2021 - Reader Comments: Manchin and the Filibuster; Secret IRS Files; Police Reform; Palestinian Workers; Gender Diversity; Evangelicals and MAGA; Whiteness of Wealth; Art of the Spanish Civil War; Books on Sale; Announcements

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Reader Comments: Manchin and the Filibuster; Secret IRS Files; Police Reform; Palestinian Workers; Gender Diversity; Evangelicals and MAGA; Whiteness of Wealth; Art of the Spanish Civil War; Books on Sale; Announcements; and more...

Friday Nite Videos | June 4, 2021

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Why the US Government Murdered Fred Hampton. Valedictorian Goes Off Script to Blast Texas Abortion Law. Hasan Minhaj Explains Hindus and Muslims. ROADRUNNER: A Film About Anthony Bourdain. What’s Really Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage.

Friday Nite Videos | April 9, 2021

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The National Debt | John Oliver. Biko | Peter Gabriel. Jordan Klepper Debunks “Good Guy With a Gun”. Fighting for Equality in Computer Science and Beyond. Why So Many QAnon Believers Are Evangelical Christians.
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