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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....

Obama’s Brutal Deportation Regime

This is why I shake my head when I see Muslims ranting about Trump on policies that are essentially no different than Obama's. If we...

Religious Freedom and the Convenience of Contradiction

Thanks to Peter Beinart for this thought provoking piece, which includes a couple of statements that I made to him as well as a...

Clock Kid Strikes Back

#IStillStandWithAhmed I am glad Ahmed (the "Clock Kid") is filing suit against the school and the police that mistreated him, and I hope he wins....

Name Your Sons Muhammad

The #IStandWithAhmed events hit close to home for me because when I heard about this boy's arrest, I immediately thought about my eldest son,...

“Muslims” Without Islam

I was interviewed by Crescent International. I addressed questions about gender relations, Trump and American politics, misconceptions about science and religion, and Sunni/Shia issues....

Is There Much of a Difference Between Trump, Obama, and Clinton?

Obama agrees 100% as does Hillary Clinton. Profiling Muslims and their institutions, businesses, places of worship, etc., as being more likely to produce terrorists...

Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Affects Everyone

Right wing Americans support the #MuslimBan because they are under the mistaken impression that it doesn't affect them. But it does and it will majorly...

The Good of Trump

Highly unpopular opinion but determining the "lesser of two evils" requires looking at more than just the direct actions of the evil in question...

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