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Bay Area Intifada: Identity Politics with a Capital ‘I’

  • Posted on: 5 November 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Global Voices

It’s four in the morning, and we are sitting on my rooftop in Istanbul with Jabar, overlooking the Golden Horn. The conversation is racing at a mile a minute, from Taksim Square to Tahrir Square, to Jerusalem, Cape Town and finally, Oakland, California. We talk about the good friends we had, and good friends we lost along the way. Those with whom we shared the same opinions and barricades are recalled in kinship terms.