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...

Milo’s Hypocrisy on Free Speech

Milo has been absolutely fantastic for destroying the widely held belief that free speech is a coherent idea that anyone should take seriously. The...

Feminism is the Straight Path… (to Apostasy)

Whenever I post something against feminism, I inevitably get a lot of comments and messages from people who say that they are not feminists,...

Was Abu Jahl an Islamophobe?

Did the Muslims oppose Abu Lahab because he was a bigot? Did the Sahaba oppose Abu Jahl because he was Islamophobic? There are many enemies...

The Call for Islamic Reform is Bipartisan

There are Muslim reformers on both the left and the right of American politics and both sides use the language of liberalism to make...

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same god? Or, how identity politics obscures theology and aqida. While I don't believe a professor should be fired...

The Correct Understanding of Racism

This is the only definition of racism I subscribe to: A man asked the Prophet ﷺ: ‘O Messenger of Allah, is it tribalism (`asabiyyah) if...

The Disease of Nationalism

I am not biased against Saudi. I dislike ALL Middle Eastern political regimes as they have all proven again and again that they only...

Enjoin Good, Forbid Evil? Don’t Be Stupid!

Apparently we have been grossly misunderstanding the Quran all this time. We've been reading it: "Enjoin good and forbid evil." In actuality, it means: "Enjoin good and...

Muslims Whipped by Trump

If Trump starts insulting Muslim men with scraggly beards, calling them no-good bums, would I post my resume on social media to prove him...

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The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...

Toe the Line or Else – Covid Bullying In the Muslim Community

The response of governments to the coronavirus has transformed the world. Numerous basic freedoms have simply been suspended, removed, or severely curtailed.  Were these freedoms...

Pervez Hoodbhoy Fails in Science and in Islam

Pervez Hoodbhoy, the Pakistani secular modernist, has taken this opportunity of "covid crisis" to praise Darwin, Modi, Mohammad bin Salman, and, of course, the...