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Alexandra Mirai, known professionally as Lexi Alexander, is an Arab-German film and television director, martial artist, and actress of Palestinian descent.
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Tolerance Is a Wasteland
Palestine and the Culture of Denial
Saree Makdisi - 2022-04-05
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How denial sustains the liberal imagination of a progressive and democratic Israel. The question that this book aims to answer might seem simple: how can a violent project of dispossession and discrimination be imagined, felt, and profoundly believed in as though it were the exact opposite––an embodiment of sustainability, multicultural tolerance, ...
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You know how y'all ask me all the time what you should read to learn about Palestine? This is it. Read this book. It's written by Professor Makdisi @sareemakdisi & you can tell he's a good teacher because he explains seemingly complicated issues in a manner anybody can understand      source
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The History of White People
Nell Irvin Painter - 2011-04-18 (first published in 2010)
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Ever since the Enlightenment, race theory and its inevitable partner, racism, have followed a crooked road, constructed by dominant peoples to justify their domination of others. Filling a huge gap in historical literature that long focused on the non-white, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of West...
Lexi Alexander
Wouldn’t hurt to buy this writer’s book btw. Nell Irvin Painter, The History of White People. It’s great.      source
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The Gift of Fear
Gavin de Becker - 2021-02-09 (first published in 1996)
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Protect yourself by learning how to trust — and act on — your instincts with the "empowering" #1 bestseller from personal safety expert Gavin de Becker (Boston Globe).A carjacker lurking in a shopping mall parking lot. An abusive husband pounding on the door. A disgruntled employee brandishing a gun. These days, no one is safe from the specter of v...
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@JonZilla___ Get a book called “The Gift of Fear”      source
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The Wahhabi Code
How the Saudis Spread Extremism Globally
Terence Ward - 2018-10-09
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An eye-opening, look at the source of the current wave of Saudi Arabian-sponsored terrorism, how it spread, and why the West did nothing. Here is the truth about ISIS, al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and more.Lifting the mask of international terrorism, Terence Ward reveals a sinister truth. Far from being “the West’s ally in the War on Terror,” Saudi Arabia...
Lexi Alexander
The Wahhabi Code: How Saudis Spread Extremism Globally is an excellent book people should read. Here is a great review of it by @JordanElgrably      source
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Psychoanalysis Under Occupation
Practicing Resistance in Palestine (Psychoanalytic Political Theory)
Lara Sheehi, Stephen Sheehi - 2021-11-11