The incurable parochialism of American intellectuals (Al Jazeera)

On American provincialism and Michelle Alexander’s misguided attempt to ‘break the silence on Palestine’ in a NYT essay.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/incurable-parochialism-american-intellectuals-190204110140887.html

Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

Sudan’s protests: The revolt of the periphery (Al Jazeera)

It is the countryside, not Khartoum, that is now leading the political struggle for Sudan’s future.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/sudan-protests-people-revolution-led-periphery-190127061619964.html

Reem Abbas is a freelance journalist and communications consultant based in Sudan.

Atiku Abubakar: How I will get the Nigerian economy working again (Al Jazeera)

Presidential candidate for the PDP says he has a plan to turbo-charge Nigeria’s economy and generate millions of jobs.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/atiku-abubakar-nigerian-economy-working-190123105212682.html

Atiku Abubakar is a former Vice President and the presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria.

Tackling the twin challenges of climate change and inequality (Al Jazeera)

We need the Davos elite to change the rules of the global economy to benefit people and the planet alike.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/tackling-twin-challenges-climate-change-inequality-190117124357686.html

Jennifer Morgan is the Executive Director of Greenpeace International.

Sharan Burrow is General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

Spain’s far-right hates not only immigrants, but also women (Al Jazeera)

What is behind the unexpected rise of Spain’s racist, homophobic and anti-immigrant Vox party?

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/spain-hates-immigrants-women-190120105425265.html

Santiago Zabala is ICREA research professor of philosophy at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona.

A crusader in Cairo: Pompeo’s pompous imperialism has no clothes (Al Jazeera)

The speech Trump’s secretary of state gave in Cairo put the thuggish truth of American imperialism on full display.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/crusader-cairo-pompeo-pompous-imperialism-clothes-190120092830658.html

Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.