Communications Intern Jenn Schanz reflects on the tragedy in Norway and the tendency of terrorists to hide behind religious ideology to further political agendas.
Communications Intern Ben Small discusses the rise of the EDL in England and compares it with Islamophobia in the U.S.
Former speechwriter for the Bush Administration Joshua Treviño tweeted to his 5,716 followers a message encouraging the IDF to shoot flotilla activists. Such careless and pro-violence remarks made by an individual who represents American leadership ought to be called into question.
Communications Intern Noor Salahuddin discusses whether lawmakers around the world should have the right to decide what kind of religious dress, if any, should be allowed in public places.
CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of video blogs on the issue. In his first video, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.
CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of articles on the issue. In his first article, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.
CAIR-Chicago intern Kinza Khan discusses whether revolutions like the recent ones in Egypt and Tunisia could occur in Pakistan, and whether the country is capable of having a successful revolution.
Government Affairs intern Ian Peterson discusses Rep. Peter King’s latest congressional hearing on the “Radicalization of Muslim Americans,” which focused primarily on the threat of Islamic “radicalization” within the United States prison system. Ian breaks down how King misconstrues the problem.
Across city campuses, effective discourse has taken place on socially relevant issues, pulling them out of the “taboo drawer” and placing them into the limelight. From gender equality to immigration, today’s student approach has consistently been “let’s talk about it.”
And then there’s Israel and Palestine.
The idea that is being propagated by some conservative political leaders and media outlets is that Sharia is an imminent threat to American society. This is simply not true, and the recent legislative push to ban Sharia from th U.S. is not only a waste of time and taxpayer money, it’s a fear-mongering movement that only creates divisions between Americans based on ideology.
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