Day: April 26, 2013

Top Reasons to live in Canada

TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1. Vancouver : 1.5 million people and two bridges. You do the math. 2. Your $400,000 Vancouver home is just 5 hours from downtown. 3. You can throw a rock and hit three Starbucks locations. 4. There’s always some sort of deforestation protest […]

Conflating Religion and Race.

Source:The daily Beast. The day after last week’s attack in Boston, David Sirota wrote a column for Salon entitled “Let’s Hope the Boston Marathon Bomber Is a White American,” arguing that this would limit the resulting crackdown on civil liberties. At first, conservatives were appalled. Then, when police fingered the […]

‘The Jewish Candidate’

Source:Spiegel In the opening chapter of “The Jewish Candidate,” Frank Carver, a reporter for the fictitious London Chronicle, is posted to Germany to cover the country’s most-fascinating election campaign since World War II. Rudolf Gutman, the first Jew to run for chancellor, is promising to free Germany from the shackles […]

Ahmadiyya tasks leaders on good governance

Source:Vanguard via Wasim Sr. The Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisation, has charged leaders at various level of governance to lead by example, show justice and equity and eschew all forms of vegeance inorder to move the nation forward.  The cahrge was contained in a communique issued at […]

Can Interfaith Dialogue Cure Religious Violence?

religiondispatches: In the wake of the Boston Bombings, Eboo Patel, public intellectual and director of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), has proposed, in a recent article on HuffPo, that this explosive violence resulted partly from a failure of interfaith dialogue. With the caveat that “interfaith programs are not a miracle solution,” he […]

How social media can ruin your life

The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office says a body found in Providence is that of a Brown University student missing since last month. Health Department spokeswoman Dara Chadwick says the body of 22-year-old Sunil Tripathi was identified Thursday morning through a forensic dental exam. The cause of death has not […]