Is Consumerism Hijacking Ramadan?

Religion nowadays, more or less, has become a descriptor of identity. It’s a common denominator when finding community in new areas or discussing political issues. It sets the individual apart from other groups in society — and, in other cases, it alienates groups out of society. The Muslim community has been quite acquainted with this…


The NSA’s Control of Muslim Women’s Bodies

If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear. Or so I’ve been told by colleagues who defend the mass surveillance of Americans revealed by Edward Snowden. In a sense, there is a bit of truth in that statement. I’m not a criminal. I’m not harboring anyone deemed threatening to the United States….