Time to Call a Moratorium on Muslim Political Involvement

I have said it before and I will say it again: We need a moratorium on Muslims in Western politics. Consider this latest infograph from...

What Morsi Means to the Future of Muslim Leadership

May Allah have mercy on Mohamed Morsi. It is quite depressing when not even a man like Morsi is allowed to have political power in...

Emphasizing Some Points on the Ilhan Anti-Semitism Controversy

It is worth emphasizing some points on the Ilhan "anti-Semitism" controversy. If you want to get up to speed, you can read this, this,...

Democracy and the Will of the People (French)

A French translation of my recent post on democracy. Check it out. Here is the original link: https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1784535581765156   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1809211412630906

Democracy is Not Required for Economic Growth

"Over the past three decades, debate around the trade-off between democracy and development has acquired more visibility in academic circles—more so, in light of...

How to Spot Fake News

Since nowadays we collectively seem to have a greater consciousness around "fake news," here is a free tip. When you read/watch mainstream news, anything that...

The Logical End of Democracy

Democracy in action. They should just continue to put the same referendum on whether the UK should stay in the EU up for a...

Do Not Believe Images

This is something the US Dept of Defense is extremely interested in and has dedicated considerable funding to as the article notes. But not...

Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Affects Everyone

Right wing Americans support the #MuslimBan because they are under the mistaken impression that it doesn't affect them. But it does and it will majorly...

Democracy as Farce

I've already said that I don't have a horse in the US presidential race. I'm too much of a cynic, but I do pray...

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The Campaign to De-Stigmatize Suicide in Islam

Is it insensitive to say: Suicide is haram? If you think stating that fact is insensitive, then what would you say to this hadith? The Prophet...

Jewish Scripture: Preserved or Corrupted? An Introduction

In addition to our articles on Hinduism, Christianity, Qadiyanism, etc., we now continue our series on Interfaith Critique by turning to Judaism. Religious Jews believe that their holy books were divinely...

Monday Memes | Take 44

(Feel free to follow or add me on Facebook – click the images to the view the original posts which often have additional interesting...

African Lion: Neo-colonial AFRICOM Completes Annual Military Exercises

AFRICOM (U.S. Africa Command) is wrapped up their annual military exercises, “African Lion,” on June 18. The primary purpose of these exercises is to...

Watch: Muslim Marriage Crisis – Who Is at Fault?

https://youtu.be/JqyAeHGK9Co

Lessons from the Arrogance of Iblis

Some gems from Surat Al-Isra' to think about: وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ اسْجُدُوا لِآدَمَ فَسَجَدُوا إِلَّا إِبْلِيسَ قَالَ أَأَسْجُدُ لِمَنْ خَلَقْتَ طِينًا (61) قَالَ أَرَأَيْتَكَ هَٰذَا الَّذِي...

Yasir Qadhi: Cancelled for LGBT or Is He Being Hypocritical?

Back in March 2016, I presented a paper on Islam and LGBT for the Imam's Conference held by AMJA (Assembly of Muslim Jurists of...