The NYT Reveals Palestinians Exist
Thu Feb 07 2019
Demonstrating both his deep admiration and extreme impatience, Columbia University Professor Hamid Dabashi reacts on Al Jazeera to an article by Michelle Alexander, a recently hired columnist at The New York Times. Her title speaks for itself: “Time to Break the Silence on Palestine.” Dabashi agrees with the point she is making. But in his eyes the glaring problem is less the unenviable fate of the Palestinian people, which has been documented for decades, than the nature of the silence that Alexander has decided to break....