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Shaheen Sehbai: Journalist or Man with an Agenda

Nov 5th, 2009 | By | Category: The News

It is interesting to note that in today’s The News, the OpEd written by Shaheen Sehbai, an Editor in the newspaper, has been relegated to the inner pages. It seems like even The News governing board has realized that Mr Sehbai is not a journalist, but a campaigner. And that his stories are not based […]

Ahmed Quraishi Criticizes VOA, Fails to Disclose He Asked VOA For Job

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

Last week, Ahmed Quraishi wrote in The Nation, “VOA takes over PBC?” While Mr. Quraishi was critical of the Voice of America (VOA), he failed to disclose that he previously applied for a job with the same agency. In his article, Mr. Quraishi refers to the VOA as a “US propaganda network,” but a 2007 […]

Editorial Provides Insight Into Mazari's Lunacy

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: The Nation

It’s not particularly difficult to find contradictions and outright misstatements in the work of Shireen Mazari, but yesterday’s editorial in The Nation proves particularly insightful into Mazari’s special kind of luncay. The editorial in question takes on an important topic – the need for a vibrant opposition in democratic politics. But the editorial is so […]

Hillary Clinton is a fascist? Give me a break!

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

To me, the word “fascist” conjures images of World War II, crowds of people changing and cheering in support of Mussolini and Hitler. It’s a pejorative word, describing a radical perspective that supports authoritarian government and is on the far right of the political spectrum. When I read Hamid Mir’s column, Liberal Fascism, I was […]