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[WATCH] Liberalism and the Genocide of Algerian Muslims | MGAP Ep. 2

Between 1830 and 1962 France undertook a military occupation of Algeria. At the time, Algeria was a country whose indigenous population was more or...

The Fanatical Founder of “Islamic Marxism” and His Surprising End

A peculiar feature of "Muslim activism" in the postmodern West is the disorienting alliance some "Muslim leaders" generally uphold with representatives of the political...

Assassinated Singer and Persecuted Sikhs: Lessons for Indian Muslims

Sidhu Moose Wala, born Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, was a popular Indian-Punjabi singer. He was assassinated on the 29th of May, at the age of...

The Military Coup in Burma: The Hypocrisy of #saveourleader

Those of us who grew up in the West most likely encountered those who, when questioned about religion, say that they’re not really "into"...
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Holding Hot Coals Podcast | Coffee with Karim

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The Cost of Allying with LGBT

Should Muslim minorities engage in coalition building with non-Muslim groups? Bismillah. Let's imagine two concrete scenarios: A coalition between Muslims and a Zionist group and an...

The Privilege of Fear in the Age of Trump

I am getting increasingly disturbed and upset by the reactions I am seeing from the American Muslim community regarding Trump. There is this frenzy...

How NOT to Argue Against the Burkini Ban

When Muslims argue against the "burkini ban" on grounds of "freedom of choice," they are being inconsistent. All societies regulate dress and impose standards of...

The Price of Fear in the Age of Trump

  الَّذِينَ قَالَ لَهُمُ النَّاسُ إِنَّ النَّاسَ قَدْ جَمَعُوا لَكُمْ فَاخْشَوْهُمْ فَزَادَهُمْ إِيمَانًا وَقَالُوا حَسْبُنَا اللَّهُ وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ فَانقَلَبُوا بِنِعْمَةٍ مِّنَ اللَّهِ وَفَضْلٍ لَّمْ يَمْسَسْهُمْ سُوءٌ...

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....