Author Archives: Cameron Uslander

Homeland Imprisoned Within Itself

Leading up to and during the Iranian Revolution, huge numbers of Iranians fled their country and moved to the West. The Iranian diaspora now has pockets throughout Europe and the US. Nowhere is the population of Iranian refugees and their … Continue reading

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Weeds and Roses

This drawing is Ali Farzat’s Cartoon of the Day from October 14, 2011. Ali Farzat is a Syrian political cartoonist who published his work for years and has continued throughout the protests in Syria. The image shows a rose and … Continue reading

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Alam Simsim– Sesame Street in Egypt

Alam Simsim, literally Sesame World, is the co-production of Sesame Street, between Al-Karma Entertainment and the Sesame Workshop, in Egypt. Broadcast on television stations in Egypt and Lebanon, the show exemplifies the successful integration of an American media concept into … Continue reading

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