World Hijab Day Promotes Visibility, Not Meaningful Progress

by Ruqaya Izzidien Today marks World Hijab Day, in which non-Muslims are invited to wear the hijab for the day to foster religious tolerance and understanding. Though well-meaning, World Hijab Day is a symbolic gesture that deals with only the… Continue Reading  

The Art of Dissidence and Diplomacy

by John Feffer The position of the body is the same. The figure is prone on the beach, near the water’s edge. The head is face down in the sand, and the face is just visible. One arm is close… Continue Reading  

The United States and Iran: A Great Rapprochement?

by Matthew Shannon In 1968, as the world was unravelling at the seams, the historian Bradford Perkins published The Great Rapprochement. The book chronicled the U.S. move away from “Anglophobia” and toward “Anglophilia” during the two decades prior to the… Continue Reading