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...

Hadith on Hudud, Corruption, and Equality

Equality is a crucial component of Islamic ethics. But not all notions of "equality" are the same. The modern liberal notion of equality, for...

Making a Sex Offender: The (Non)Case of Maulana Abdullah Saleem

Sex Abuse in Islamic Schools? Maulana Abdullah Saleem, founder and teacher at one of Chicago's most prominent Islamic institutes, has been entangled over the past...

American Muslims Orgs Misusing Zakah

This is really an eye-opening article from Ahmed Shaikh on how some Muslim orgs use zakat funds. If you are paying your annual zakat...

Don’t Support the Troops

What people don't realize is that slogans like "Support our troops" and blindly praising soldiers for their "service" and "sacrifice" plays right into the...

Corporate Democrats Love Trans, Hate Blacks

Vague, unqualified niceties, but no substance. And still no mention of police violence on her website. She has a specific bullet point on ending...

My Sister

Violence against women is a problem. I don't deny this fact. I don't turn a blind eye to it. In fact, I am deeply aware...

Alcohol and Freedom

Alcohol and Freedom One of the common lines you hear is that Islam does not respect freedom of choice. This is highlighted by Islam's prohibition...

Is Islam About Liberty?

Both left and right wing critics of Islam appeal to philosophical liberalism in their critiques of Islam, employing concepts like freedom of religion, freedom...

Obama Doesn’t Care About Black People

Tired of Black men being murdered? Stop voting democrat! (but don't vote for racist republicans either) People feel so helpless after the recent cases of...