Ruby Hamad

Freelance writer


Why did the US give the Saudi Crown Prince a rock star tour?

April 12, 2018 4

Mohammed bin Salman seems to be engaging in a sectarian soft war, and the media are following along like puppy dogs.

In defence of disagreement: how outrage bait is undermining public discourse

February 26, 2018 14

This toxic climate that insists on misreading the words of others and then punishing them for the misreading, undermines any prospect of intelligent and robust debate.

Why it’s pointless to single out actors who work with Woody Allen

February 2, 2018 1

While renewed scrutiny of alleged sexual predators is always welcome, punishing actors who work with them is a futile form of activism and justice.

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

December 21, 2017 6

If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.