CairoComix: Excavating the political

12 October 2015, Mada Masr By Jonathan Guyer “All comics are political,” wrote Allen Douglas and Fedwa Malti-Douglas in their seminal 1994 study Arab Comic Strips. But whether for children or adults, the forms of political expression in comics are never straightforward. Translated editions of Superman project cultural imperialism as well as the human need for heroes and villains. A comic advertising Stella beer […]

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York (University) President Lorna Marsden under fire for her abuse of power!

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Committee for Free Speech at York University | 30 May 2004 York University President Lorna Marsden is under fire from all directions for her decision to banish student activist and journalist Daniel Freeman-Maloy from campus for three years. Freeman-Maloy’s expulsion was meant to send a message: challenge my administration’s authority, and you will suffer […]

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From the York Free Speech Committee

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Committee for Free Speech at York University | Defend Free Speech at York University | 3 May 2004 To All Concerned Community Members: Last week, a 3rd-year undergraduate student of political science, Dan Freeman-Maloy, received a letter informing him of a 3-year suspension from York University, simply for using a megaphone on campus. The […]

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My Expulsion from York University: An appeal for support and reconsideration

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Daniel Freeman-Maloy | Defend Free Speech at York University | 3 May 2004 On April 30, 2004, I received a letter signed by York University President and Vice-Chancellor Lorna Marsden declaring that I “will have no purpose on campus” after May 1, 2004. If I set foot on York’s campus at any point in […]

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