Day: December 13, 2011

Demystifying “Shariah”

Source / Courtesy: Washington Post By Nasim Rehmatullah and Amjad Mahmood Khan Shariah is a misunderstood and misused concept. Critics of Islam frequently employ terms like “creeping shariah” to stoke fear amongst the masses. The Park 51 controversy and the increasing media focus on Islam provide an opportunity to educate […]

Shoppers slow down

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Consumers slowed the pace of their shopping in November, but that might not bode ill for the entire holiday season. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that retail sales were up 0.2% compared to October. The result was well short of the 0.6% increase forecast by economists […]