The Corporate Virus

If you're not growing, you're dying. This is the corporate assumption that underlies the capitalist economy of our times: the health of a business...

Flowery Discourse and Conjecture Obscure the Truth

Surat al-An`am: 111-117, relevant to current events. "Even if We did send unto them angels, and the dead did speak unto them, and We gathered...

Dawah is for the Rich

It is an important observation that American Muslim dawah efforts often are unbalanced in targeting whites over non-whites, rich over poor. This is attributed...

Clinton Doesn’t Care About Black People

We are told that Hillary Clinton will do much to address the scourge of police violence against Black Americans as opposed to Trump, who...

Why Do Muslims Have a Problem with #BlackLivesMatter?

Let's put it in terms the nonblack Muslim community (for the most part) understands. If a non-Palestinian scholar responded to a question about Israeli oppression...

Justice Denied When It’s a Shaykh?

Alleged wrongdoing on the part of our scholars should be treated like it is treated for anyone else. Judgments should not be made until...

The Language of Identity Politics Is Not Out Language

Muslims: the language of identity politics is not our language, is not our moral universe, even when it benefits us. Our language is oppression...

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...

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...

The Limitations of the Golden Rule

The Golden Rule doesn't work if you're a masochist. Or suicidal.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1759055240979857

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