Sunera Thobani

Sunera Thobani teaches Women's Studies at the University of British Columbia.

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Apr 2, 2013
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His name is Khan ... and he is proud of it

Sunera Thobani
Of all the stars set to descend on Vancouver for the Times Of India Film Awards (TOIFA) this week, the arrival of none is anticipated more eagerly than that of Shah Rukh Khan.
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May 8, 2009

Race, torture and the curious case of Obama’s myopia

Sunera Thobani
For too long, the world has been made to look at America through American eyes. The torture debate is an opportunity to show America to Americans through the eyes of those tortured in their name.
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Jan 2, 2009

Desperately seeking Obama

Sunera Thobani
That such violence can be waged on so defenseless a population with the support of the Bush Administration is unconscionable. That Obama chooses to remain silent is nothing short of cowardice.
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President Obama: Change the world can believe in?

Sunera Thobani
There will no doubt be much celebration in the U.S. and around the world for an Obama victory on November 4. But if this victory is to be meaningful, Obama will need to mobilize the American populat
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Oct 24, 2001

War Frenzy

Sunera Thobani
To successive United States administrations, the deaths resulting from its policies have been just so many statistics, just so much "collateral damage." Rendering invisible the humanity of the people
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Oct 3, 2001

Colonized in the Name of the West

Sunera Thobani
A condensed version of Sunera Thobani's speech to the Women's Resistance Conference in Ottawa on Monday.

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