Are Muslims Obsessed with Criticizing the Left?

Why do I tend to criticize what appear to be left wing positions more than right wing ones? For example, why do I spend...

Are Muslim Activists Spying on the Muslim Community?

The use of informants to surveil the Muslim community is nothing new. Recently, the FBI announced that they were "losing informants" because they didn't...

O Muslims, This Is Not an Exaggeration

Over the years, I have noticed that certain Muslims demonstrate an impressive level of naivety. They have no clue what's really going on in...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge Me”

Correct Idea: We all sin, therefore no one can judge another person. Correct Interpretation: I am a sinner, therefore I have no right to assume...

The Hypocrisy of “Social Justice”

I often get compared to the "Alt-Right" and "Men's Rights Activist," though the similarities are superficial at best. Nowadays, anyone who critiques liberalism or...

How to Fight “Muslim Bans” Without Liberalism

We need to have a deeper conversation about how we as Muslims understand modern concepts, structures, and institutions in light of our religious principles....

Women as Violent Aggressors

Not something we hear about too often, but it is a phenomenon that we can't ignore. Why isn't more attention being paid to sexual...

The Evil Spawn of Liberalism: Identity Politics

Oh, what a disingenuous article this is. Is the author really suggesting rolling back identity politics? If so, the first things to go would be...

Stop Claiming Malcolm X

Contemporary mainstream America and American Muslim groups and leaders alike all claim Malcolm X for themselves and believe him to be a part of...

Muslims Should Not Exclusively Align with the Left

Powerful, just, principled statement that we can all stand behind: "We believe that the way forward in the US political arena requires a synthesis of...

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Election Aftermath: Advice for My UK Brothers and Sisters from a Yankee Muslim

The Conservatives have won and now you face the aftermath. I believe that your situation mirrors the situation of US Muslims after Trump's win...

Greeting and Congratulating Non-Muslims on Their Holidays: Halal or Haram?

One of the most controversial topics in the US and the West more broadly that is a source of division and confusion among Muslims...

The 7 Ways Some Muslim Men Contribute to Immodesty from Muslim Women

Note: This was originally posted on Facebook, but Facebook deemed it "hate speech" and deleted it. What is hateful about the below? This is...

No, Muslim Women Don’t Need Careers To Be Empowered

We have some voices in the western Muslim community, both online and in real life, with well-intentioned but ultimately vacuous ideas about Muslim women,...

How to Explain Halloween to Your Muslim Children

Starting around the beginning of October, my kids started seeing Halloween decorations popping up on people's front lawns and Halloween costumes at the grocery...

What Should Muslims Think About Marijuana Legalization? The Bernie Plan

Without guidance from Allah, human beings are so utterly confused and their best ideas are replete with contradiction. I don't think Bernie is the worst...

How Western NGOs Use Aid to Attack Islam and Re-Engineer Muslim Society

Are NGOs that support poor Muslims a good thing for us? Last summer, I traveled to Harvard to study the practice of sustainable development under...