Day: April 29, 2015

America is not a Christian nation: The dark capitalist roots of our country’s most destructive myth

Salon.com: According to author Kevin Kruse, the idea that America is a “Christian nation” was invented only recently, forged by an alliance between industrialists and conservative clergy who preached the connection between Christianity and capitalism. In One Nation Under God, the Princeton history professor issues a twofold corrective: first, to the popular notion that the […]

‘Islam at war’ vs ‘War within Islam’

Al Jazeera Marwan Bishara © Provided by Al Jazeera  Muslims have a long memory and deep distrust of Western motives when it comes to provoking war or invoking Islam. Not a day passes without certain pundits sharing their newfound “insights” about Islam; “Islam at war”, “Islam’s war within”, or “Islam’s […]

'Islam at war' vs 'War within Islam'

Al Jazeera Marwan Bishara © Provided by Al Jazeera  Muslims have a long memory and deep distrust of Western motives when it comes to provoking war or invoking Islam. Not a day passes without certain pundits sharing their newfound “insights” about Islam; “Islam at war”, “Islam’s war within”, or “Islam’s […]

Shariah is nothing to be scared of

Source: Patheos By Saima Sheikh Recently, Texas legislature heard two House bills, HB 562 and HB 670. HB 562 deals with family code and prohibits foreign laws relating to marriage, divorce & child custody issues from entering U.S. courts. HB 670 is “Relating to the application of foreign laws and […]