Published in: North Africa, West AsiaMoney where your mouth is: Salaita, freedom of speech, and the new market of education
I'd like to unpack the widespread idea that one's freedom of speech is relinquished when it is used in the form of “hate speech” or to “spread hate.” Hate is a legitimate and reasonable response to certain morally reprehensible realities.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaMigrant domestic workers in Lebanon: a case study in the global labour hierarchy of gender, race, and nationality
The plight of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon is not just a legal issue that can be solved by reforming the exploitative kafala or sponsorship law. It reflects deeper race and gender prejucides and must be addressed as a social and moral problem.