Posts Tagged ‘Islam’

Is Ramadan Fair to Girls? « Afghan Women's Writing Project

Is Ramadan Fair to Girls? « Afghan Women’s Writing Project

  Editor’s note: Islam’s month of Ramadan this year began on August 1st. Our writer has been fasting for the first week and weighs in on what is fair. “Ramadan is a special month in Islam for Muslims. During Ramadan people take fast. They don’t eat or drink anything, and they take special care to […]

Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America

Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America

“It is our view that in order to safeguard our national security and uphold America’s core values, we must return to a fact-based civil discourse regarding the challenges we face as a nation and world. This discourse must be frank and honest, but also consistent with American values of religious liberty, equal justice under the […]

Something better than tolerance

Something better than tolerance

“As a Muslim, a scholar of Islamic studies, and a human-rights activist, I write to argue—indeed plead—against tolerance. Instead, let us look to a new decade that aspires to the higher moral ground of pluralism. Especially during the last 10 years, we have repeatedly been told that we should strive to become more ‘tolerant’ citizens […]


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