B. Nimri Aziz

B. Nimri Aziz is a New York based anthropologist and journalist. Find her work at www.barbaranimri.com. She was a longtime producer at Pacifica-WBAI Radio in NY.

Swing Status, Be Gone

Sacred Assemblies in Baghdad

Iraq Then, Syria Now

Iraqis’ Diet Fifteen Years After the Invasion

Let Our Teachers Teach and Leaders Lead

Iraqi Landscapes: the Path of Martyrs

Iraq Outside History

What a Pomegranate Means to Me

Margaret Mead: Where Are You Now?

An Alleged Communist and Prostitute in Nepal’s Grade Ten Schoolbooks!

Politics is Hard Work

The Weinstein Empire: Extreme as Normal

Kirkuk the Consolation Prize?

In “Human Flow,” Ai Weiwei Turns His Activist-Art to Human Refugees

Involuntary Voyages: Revisiting “The Grapes of Wrath”

A Risky Referendum for Kurdistan Underway in Iraq

Looking to Leave Your Homeland? Think Again

Syria’s Survival

Another Palestinian-American Deported: the Case of Rasmea Odeh

Covering Islam, Post-Jack Shaheen

“I Don’t Know Who I Am:” Observations from a New Jersey Nursing Home

Democracy in Nepal Passes a Second Test

Two Black Man Films

Shameless in America

Americans are (Reluctantly) Embarrassed by Their New Political Reality, But It’s Not About Donald Trump

The Legacy of Lynne Stewart, the People’s Lawyer

Syria: Back in Government Hands! (Or, Dying to Get Back to School)

The Gig Economy: Which Side Are You On?

Letter to My Friend in Damascus

Return of the Boycott as Political Resistance

Profile of a Progressive Gun Enthusiast

Inexhaustible Memories of Palestine  

“It’s Only a Car!”

Less Than Two Weeks

Beware Liberals: Ridicule Will Backfire

Yesterday, 2001

An (Imaginary) Young Man in Search Of … Just, in Search

Trump’s Latest Insult: The Best Thing That’s Happened to Muslim Americans in Forty Years

Four Morning Ducks

Women as Pawns in the Political War Game

China or India: Does Nepal Have a Realistic Choice?

Muhammad Ali, Revisited

Muhammad Ali: His Faith Was Part of His Revolutionary Spirit

One Happy Man: a Nepal Case Study

Normal in Nepal Spells Trouble

From the Arab American Pen: Diana Abu-Jaber’s “Life Without a Recipe”

An Impossible Syrian Victory

My Unwelcoming Spring

Cuba’s Forbearance of President Barack Obama

“The Martian”: This Heroism is for Chinese Viewers Too