Cubans have taken to the streets to protest their living conditions with political movements from the left and right hoping to shape narratives about their grievences. Let's try to get closer to the truth by taking a deeper dive into contemporary Cuban culture.
What's Really Guiding Biden's Cuba Policy
The Biden administration says its Cuba policy is governed by concerns for democracy and human rights, but it does not apply the same standard to allies such as Israel, Colombia and Saudi Arabia.
The War on Cuba — Episode 1
Belly of The Beast counters parachute journalism by providing stories directly from the island. This documentary series gives an inside look on the effects of U.S. sanctions on Cuban people.
Gerald Horne and Aisha Cort on Black Internationalism, Communism and Cuban History
Belly of The Beast presents the first part of the "Lessons from Cuba" speaker series – re-energizing the political relationship between Cuba and the U.S.
Is the Taliban’s treatment of women really inspired by Sharia?
And what does the current debate on the Taliban and women’s rights tell us about Western (mis)perceptions of Muslims?
The Afghanistan you don’t see on TV
A selection of Afghan films including Afghan Women, which shares the words of the women and their lives in seclusion suggest both the satisfying and the limiting aspects of a woman's role in a rural Afghan community.
Musawah Webinar: The Prophet and Khadija: Partners in Marriage
Dr. Ababneh and Dr. Rahemtulla question hegemonic narratives on “ideal” Muslim marriages and show how Khadija and Muhammad built a harmonious, non-patriarchal relationship based on mutual support, care and respect.
Why feminist solidarity with Afghanistan is about more than women and girls
Afghan women and girls are undoubtedly imperilled by the Taliban takeover. But hyperfocus on their vulnerability risks repeating mistakes of the past.
Your Mahr, Your Right // Season 3 Episode 3 | Honest Tea Talk
Three Muslim women gather to discuss marriage and women's religious rights with a keen eye towards equity and fairness.