Jordan’s Pop Patriotism Defined

 As an adjective, “pop” is typically defined as something that is sudden in nature; a phenomenon in a sense. It is often short-lived, but its transient shelf-life can last upwards of a decade (e.g. reality tv for instance). I’ve taken to using the term “pop patriotism” to help me personally define and understand the kind […]

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Thursday Feel Good Post: What The Confidence Vote Sounds Like To Jordanians

Since I haven’t published a Thursday Feel Good post for nearly a year now (and that should tell you something about our state of affairs) I thought this would be a good segue from our political turbulence. The brilliant people behind Jordan’s own, Kharabeesh, put this together. If the parliamentary “confidence vote” process was put […]

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