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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, ...
Lexi Alexander
2022-09-22T00:46:50.000Z
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
2020-12-04T19:53:02.000Z
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...
Lexi Alexander
2020-06-20T23:18:39.000Z
@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
2019-12-12T00:26:29.000Z
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