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Nyla Ali Khan

Identity and belonging

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NYLA ALI KHAN | JANUARY 23, 2017, Red Dirt Report EDMOND, Okla. – I trace my origin to the hegemonically defined “Third and First Worlds.” While I am filiated to the Valley of Kashmir in the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J & K), a unit in the Indian Un... More »


Women Leaders in the Developing World

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By Nyla Ali Khan The euphoria and anticipation that are palpable in the air today remind me of the very first election campaign that I participated in, which was with my maternal grandmother in South Kashmir, Damhal Hanji Pora, in 1984 (Photo Credit: A well-wi... More »


It is happening here

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It Is Happening Here by Mark Davies I used to teach a course called Contemporary Political Theory in which I had students study Wilson, Lenin, Hitler, and Mao. We also read Jacques Ellul’s seminal work on propaganda. I mention this simply to say that I have ... More »


FrackQuakes: How Big Oil played the Okies

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A Little Okie Earthquake History from one who lives here ~ by Melissa Rabe This is my first post, so please be patient with me. I live in Oklahoma and have been subjected to years of lies by the oil and gas industry’s paid lackeys, the OK Corporation Com... More »


Diplomacy Produces Results

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In November 2014, Iran and six world powers – Germany, France, Great Britain, China, Russia and the U.S., – agreed to continue nuclear negotiations. Wisely given time, those negotiations have now culminated in yet another advance toward ensuring that Iran ... More »


Bullying and the gay agenda

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By DR. HENRY ROBERSON In October, the Norman City Council passed a routine proclamation recognizing bullying awareness month to help combat a serious social problem. Amazingly, there was a dissenting vote. The council member during remarks section said that bu... More »


On the Elections: What’s at Stake. What we can do.

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Dear Friends of Justice and Compassion in America, Thinking about the November Elections, it is clear to me that We The People must stand in the gap to reverse the drift toward America becoming a nation and government of, for, and by the few who are doing well... More »


Presidential Debates and Global Warming

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It is shocking that global warming and climate change were not mentioned in any of the presidential debates. The consensus of the world scientific community is that that the release of heat-trapping gases is the primary cause of global warming and climate chan... More »