• Rachida Madani and Marilyn Hacker
    Armed with Words: Moroccan Poet Rachida Madani

    Rachida Madani sees herself as “a poet armed with words to bear witness and revolt against injustice, social inequality, women’s conditions in a patriarchal society, men’s superiority complex, despotism, and a lack of freedom of expression.” In this edition of The Writer’s Block, Rachida spoke about language, womanhood, and reinventing Scheherazade.

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  • Cartoon: There's No Place Like Rome
    Cartoon: There’s No Place Like Rome

    American artist Mike Flugennock illustrates a well-known symbol of solidarity in this curated cartoon. Over the last week, protesters flooded Rome’s streets in reaction to sweeping economic reforms recommended by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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