Articles by Amar Ojha

The Refugee Scapegoat

When things start going awry in a country, it becomes all too easy to blame vulnerable populations, and it helps when these populations are shrouded in mystery (read: [...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Burkini Ban

Critics of Islam have long touted Western values in the face of feminine oppression and outright misogyny. Of course, many of these criticisms are hypocritical at best, [...]

August 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

The American Khan

On June 8th, 2004, an orange colored taxi drove up through an American Army compound gate located in Baquabah, Iraq. Captain Humayun Khan was inspecting soldiers on guard [...]

August 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Enough is Enough

It has been nearly two years since Ferguson, often remembered as the turning point of the Black Lives Matter movement, but things haven’t improved since then. In fact, [...]

July 11, 2016 // 2 Comments

Rape and Murder in OITNB

Netflix’s most watched original series Orange is the New Black has done a lot in four seasons. And while the show receives scrutiny for romanticizing and idealizing prison [...]

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments