Cups of Nun Chai project aims to remember Kashmir

Back in 2011 I participated in the project, Cups of Nun Chai, started by writer and artist Alana Hunt in Australia. Its aim was to commemorate the horrific killings of civilians in Kashmir. Now, years later, the Kashmir Reader newspaper is publishing it all… including my meeting with Alana: This participatory memorial, by artist… Alana Hunt, emerged…

How Washington created disaster in Honduras

My investigation in US magazine Truthout (and my photos from Honduras are here): Members of Indigenous group COPINH protesting in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, July 2016. (Photo: Antony Loewenstein) Armed men wearing ski masks suddenly appeared in the distance. On a dirt road in northern Honduras, between the city of Tocoa and the small village…

What Palestine Ltd tells us about disaster capitalism in Palestine/Israel

My following review appears in the US publication Mondoweiss: Palestine Ltd: Neoliberalism and Nationalism in the Occupied Territory… (I.B. Taurus), by… Toufic Haddad The Israeli media barely covers Palestine. Although many local, corporate outlets have “Arab affairs” correspondents, a faintly colonial position that reeks of paternalism, 99.9 percent of Jewish journalists live in Israel proper (or the…

US-funded, Cold War propaganda still echoes today

My just published article in the Los Angeles Review of Books: Finks How the CIA Tricked The World’s Best Writers By… Joel Whitney Published 01.10.2017 OR Books 336 Pages After the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, fear gripped the United States, and it wasn’t only conservatives who wanted to publicly show that they were committed…