Politics

Mosque (In)Security in the Age of Trump

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by S. N. Syed Mosques across America (and elsewhere) are experiencing fires, violence, vandalism, and malicious threats at an alarming rate since the election of Donald Trump (i

The Trump Muslim Travel Ban: Another Rebuke from the Appellate Courts

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by Saeed Khan In a development hailed by immigration rights and social justice advocates alike, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision that the Trum

Qatar and the Escalating Tensions and Infighting in the Persian Gulf

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by Saeed Khan Qatar has emerged as the latest pariah state in the Middle East; its crimes? According to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it has been a sponsor

The Burden of Being American Muslim in an Anti-Muslim Era

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by Fatima Ahmed In November of 2015, a series of coordinated terror attacks took place in Paris which shocked the world. Just last month, a far-right leader tweeted a video of M

The Lessons Muslim Americans Learn from Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

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by Saeed Khan An American president’s first overseas trip is considered significant because it suggests the trajectory a new administration will assume regarding its foreign

Queens Assemblyman Reintroduces Taxi Driver Protection Act

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by Aysha Qamar "He asked me, 'Where you from?' So I told him, 'I'm from Pakistan.' And then he asked me, 'What is your religion?' So I told him, 'I'm Muslim,' because I am Muslim,

If All Else Fails, Blame Shariah: The Broken Record of Political Opportunism and Bigotry

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by Saeed A. Khan As the Trump administration completes its first one hundred days in office, hate has a second wind in public. According to the Anti-Defamation Leagues 2017 Audi

Turkey’s Referendum and Constitutional Change: Back to the Future?

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by Saeed Khan April 16, 2017, will mark the Turkish national calendar as the day the country’s political landscape changed forever. The national referendum, called by President

Pepsi Won’t Drive the Resistance but These Apps Can Help

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by Elizabeth Jaikaran This time around, at this point in history, the revolution is devotedly televised, meme-fied, and commodified. It is televised because our numbers are diffic

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Muslim Ban 2.0

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by Aysha Qamar Muslim Ban 2.0 has dropped and here is what you need to know. In January, after his first immigration order was challenged and effectively shut down—President Do