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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

Brooklyn Neighborhood Responds to Immigration Ban with ‘Hate Free Zone’

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by Nasif Khan On January 25, 2017, while thousands of New Yorkers rallied in Washington Square Park in response to newly elected President Donald Trump’s rapid push for executiv

As Americans, We Are All Refugees

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by Azher Quader From conversations on the streets to living rooms, there is a lot of emotional talk these days over the topic of refugees. Although some three million refugees hav