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Fighting the Religious Right to Save the Johnson Amendment

Fighting the Religious Right to Save the Johnson Amendment

This is the second part of a two-part series. Part one gives an overview of the Johnson Amendment and how it affects min
White Washing of Cat Stevens

White Washing of Cat Stevens

I grew up listening to Cat Stevens. Not the “The Wind” hippie with the quintessential 1970s flair for which
Jettisoning Johnson Makes America Less Great, Again

Jettisoning Johnson Makes America Less Great, Again

Conservatives have succeeded in infusing religion into our government. It has taken four decades for this slow, creeping
The Death of the “Father of International Law”

The Death of the “Father of International Law”

Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni, an Egyptian-born legal scholar whose expertise in international criminal law brought him globa
#TakeAKnee: Sports, Politics and Civil Religion

#TakeAKnee: Sports, Politics and Civil Religion

Take a Knee Sunday represented a major rejection of President Donald Trump’s attacks on players in the NFL. In a r
Trump’s American Exceptionalism is a Return to the Dark Ages

Trump’s American Exceptionalism is a Return to the Dark Ages

It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. — Jiddu Krishnamurti In the eigh
Sam Rasoul: The Virginia House Delegate

Sam Rasoul: The Virginia House Delegate

Sam Rasoul was the first Muslim to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He shares how his childhood has influe
Don’t Blame the Media for Silence on the Rohingya

Don’t Blame the Media for Silence on the Rohingya

It’s now common among many activist circles to position any championed cause as the overlooked issue by the mass (

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Arsalan Iftikhar

Arsalan Iftikhar

First They Came for The Muslims

We all know that “First they came for the Socialists” were Pastor Martin Niemoller’s famous ...

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