Hats Off to Nafees Bhai’s Four Snippets (Video)

IRSHAD SALIM from Islamabad — Nafees Bhai would be hardly noticeable and recognizable if I ran…

A Sweeping New History of U.S. Capitalism Finds That Economic Gains Have Always Been Driven By the State

Justin H. Vassallo in the Boston Review: The book Ages of American Capitalism decisively demonstrates that capital…

How to Kidnap the Rich – a Satire on Modern India

In this savage cinematic caper about an academic fraudster, social commentary meets standup comedy. Raina stretches…

Satnam Punjabi Latest: ‘Nabi Diyan Siftan’ (Video)

Satnam Punjabi, 29, is a budding singer from Indian Punjab who is focused on peace, love…

‘I am an Arab Woman of Color. We Come in All Shades of Anger’

“Israel has perfected a far more sophisticated system of discrimination and colonization through a matrix of…

Tropic of Cancer Series: Mother’s Day, THREE Quotes, Emojis and a 3D Art

Stories in Pictures, Videos: Tropic of Cancer Series. Curated by Irshad Salim, Islamabad

New Zealand Book Festival Cancels ‘Harry Potter’ Event Over J.K. Rowling Saying Only Women Menstruate

A Harry Potter event was canceled at an upcoming book festival in New Zealand over headline-making…

MOTHER: This 1-Minute Iranian Film Took My Breathe Away (Video)

Written and directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Reza Kheradmandan, this 60+ seconds short film captures the…

Can Spite Be a Force For Good?

That’s one of the arguments in Simon McCarthy-Jones’s “Spite,” which Sarah Lyall in her review calls…