The Riviera of the Middle East

Written by Adriana Ahmad Qubaia-ova. Lebanon is quickly becoming a major site for the production of knowledge on gender and sexuality in the Middle East (hereafter West Asia). Home to various feminist movements, LGBT organizations, and rising queer feminist academic scholarship, it offers relevant insights for the entire region on questions of the post-colonial condition…

via Toward A Critical Study of Racialization – Notes from West Asia — Asia Dialogue

Water scarcity

Source – – “…Since the 99% in debt to the hilt have been squeezed dry, while the 1% have made this planet nearly unlivable as the only ones filthily richly profiting from their plundering this earth, the transnationals are the sole entities with the financial capital and means to clean up the very mess […]

via CORPRO-FASCISM: Privatization of Water as an Owned Commodity Rather Than a Universal Human Right – By Joachim Hagopian (Archive) — RIELPOLITIK

Unionism striving to be relevent in Africa

Bridge Academies show promising results in Kenya and Uganda, but unions see them only as a threat. Shannon May from Bridge International Academies with pupils in Monrovia, Liberia, May 25, 2016. PHOTO: ZOOM DOSSO/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES By ERIC A. HANUSHEK March 9, 2017 5:42 p.m. ET 102 COMMENTS No longer content to oppose educational innovation at home, […]

via American Teachers Unions Oppose Innovative Schools—in Africa — Texans for Parental Choice in Education