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Against Democracy

Democracy is one of the championed pillars and ideals of the modern world- it is consistently toted as a sign of “progress” and development, and as a way to make society the happiest. To call a government a dictatorship is a slur, and the western media describes governments it opposes as undemocratic, totalitarian, authoritarian, etc, […]

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An alliance between Muslims and the European ‘Far Right’? – Part 2

What follows below is the conclusion of the translation of Albert Ali’s article, “Osons Marine?” in which he tackles the issue of institutional Islamophobia among various French political factions, and concludes with some comments on why Marine Le Pen is a possible candidate for some French Muslims. The first part of Ali’s article, as well […]

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An alliance between Muslims and the European ‘Far Right’? – Part 1

Note from the Editors: This article originally appeared in French under the title “Osons Marine?” on the website of Albert Ali, a French-Muslim writer as a response to the President of the Muslim Collective of France.  The latter had made statements warning Muslims against voting for the “Far Right” party Front National in the upcoming French […]

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Thoughts on Rush Limbaugh’s recent comments: Who cares?

At the time that I write this, two of the top three stories in the “politics” section of the popular social networking site Reddit (which by the way, has banned submissions from this site) are about Rush Limbaugh.  By now, many Americans have heard of the statements made by Rush Limbaugh.  For those that haven’t […]

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