Drugs As Escape from Dunya

For many, the basis of their drug use is escape from the world. In some ways, this is an understandable, even commendable impulse: the...

Illegitimate Ways to Escape the Dunya

If you talk to a drug addict, you might be surprised to hear about their desire to leave this world, to leave their bodies,...

Close the Liquor Stores

Ask some American Muslims to pose civil opposition to the opening of liquor stores in our cities because Allah has prohibited intoxicants, and these...

Sex Sells, The Same Way Drugs Sell

Why is the music and movie industry so sex-obsessed? We are told that it is because "sex sells," i.e., that the masses want sex,...

Why Be a Muslim Skeptic?

Allah says, "And if you obey most of those in the earth, they will lead you astray from Allah's way. They follow nothing but...

Religious Freedom Means Sell Pork or Get Out

This is perfectly consistent with liberal conceptions of religious freedom, even as it is understood in America. After all, if the secular state can...

Real Muslims Eat Bacon and Don’t Believe in God

Let me save you the time of reading this: "Nuanced portrayal of Muslim life" means portraying Muslims as unapologetically pig-eating, alcohol-drinking, LGBT-rights-supporting, existence-of-God-questioning, casual-sex-having, brown...

Rape and Hookup Culture: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Predictably, some Muslims reacted with disgust at my latest post about the connection between rape culture and hookup culture. This reaction is baffling to...

The Connection Between “Rape Culture” and Hook Up Culture

Some Muslims have been slammed for retweeting/reposting this tweet. Why? No one is disputing the evil of violence against women (and men). Yet, a crucial,...

Islam Is the Solution America Needs

Last week, Tucker Carlson, a conservative, right wing pundit on Fox News, delivered a powerful speech on the desperate state of American society and...

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The Mahdi in Sunnī Belief

The following is a guest post from Mufti Zameelur Rahman, esteemed scholar and researcher residing in the UK. There has historically been general agreement amongst the...

YouTube Censors Genius of Islam: Ep. 3 – Can You Help?

ACTION ALERT: Can you help us spread Genius of Islam Episode 3? Can you tweet at @TeamYoutube on Twitter? See section below for details. As...

Pharaonic Rituals Revived: Egypt’s Descent Back into Paganism Continues

The aspiring pharaonic administration in Egypt has now revived the ancient “Opet” festival, showing the world in no uncertain terms who it is they...

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Avoid Accountability for War Crimes: Afghanistan Edition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Collateral damage is an expected part of warfare. However, there is a difference between unintentionally taking non-combatant lives and targeting them...

America’s Essential Workers – From Heroes to Villians: Where Do Muslims Stand?

Because America is so morally fickle, yesterday’s friends can be today’s enemies. Which is exactly why American Muslims should begin to worry about the...