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Houria Bouteldja is a French-Algerian political activist and blogger. She is also the spokesperson of the Party of the Indigenous of the Republic (PIR).

On Tariq Ramadan…

As an indigenous woman, I demand the same punishment for perpetrators of rape, whether they are white or black

Race and political power

As Frantz Fanon taught us, “a society is either racist or it is not.” And since only the truth is revolutionary, I will tell the truth.

Charlie Hebdo: The Sacred of the “Wretched of the Earth” and...

I despise them because they love war and claim to love peace. They justify the West and its crimes and wear the mask of noble souls.

State racism(s) and philosemitism or how to politicize the issue of...

"Jews" as a category are still not a fully legitimate part of the nation and its identity. France remains the eldest daughter of the Roman Catholic Church

Feminist or not? Thinking about the possibility of a “decolonial feminism”...

I must confess that I do not have a definitive answer to this question: "Should one be feminist or not?"

Behind Islamophobia, Fascism and Complicit Antifascism

Paper presented by Houria Bouteldja at the fifth international conference on Islamophobia at Berkeley (April 17th, 2014)

Dieudonné through the prism of the white Left, or conceptualizing a...

A group rarely vows eternal loyalty to political organizations that do not serve that group’s interests. From this materialist point of view, populations coming from immigration or from the popular neighborhoods have no reason to stay loyal to the Left. And they are right. Their fault lies not in freeing themselves from the Left. It lies in the fact that they are going from one master to another; of changing guardians. Their mistake is that they chose the easier path, and avoided the paths of autonomy.

Gay universalism, homoracialism and marriage for all

I’ve learned my lesson. And I think I finally understand. It would seem that words are important. So here are the words I said about gay marriage on the set of Ce soir ou jamais on 6 November 2012.

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