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Don’t Support the Troops

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The Power of Irreverence

One aspect of the story of Ibrahim (as) that some Muslims today fail to appreciate: when appropriate and done with wisdom, irreverence is not...

The Language of Identity Politics Is Not Out Language

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Is Socialist Redistribution of Wealth Legit?

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Language Games in Israeli Propaganda

PSA: Never, ever, ever call it the "Israeli-Palestinian Conflict." That is a deliberate term invented by Zionist propagandists to give the public the impression...
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Daniel Haqiqatjou Is a Jerk! [Video] | Ep. 01

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdaHraDJboM&feature=youtu.be Tone is important. Are we as Muslims ever justified in using in brash, aggressive tone in advocating our values and beliefs? Some Muslims seem...

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