Politics

Can the Muslim vote really make a difference?

Abu Aafiyah

Hundreds of Muslims from across the country convened for one thing last weekend; a general election is now set for 4 July.

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Colonial Pasts/Colonial Presents

Syed Haider 9 Min Read

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun The tragedy of Gaza today and of Palestine more broadly is a tragedy of forgotten histories. The

Integration: Part Two, Reconstructing Integration

Syed Haider 28 Min Read

In the first part of this essay I claimed that discourses shape the scope of our vision as well as the manner in which we cognise the content of that vision. It

Obama: The Great Black Hope?

Ahmed Ali 26 Min Read

It was, as historians will undoubtedly claim, a historic event, a time when democracy prevailed and the demarcation of race and colour in the US officially began to wane. They will argue

Are these the Jewels of Democracy?

Dr Osman Ahmed 8 Min Read

These are the democracies that gave us Guantanamo bay, Abu Ghuraib, Camp Breadbasket and internment without trial. Even if Muslims do want to make a democratic choice, and get the rare chance

Integration: Part One, Deconstructing Integration

Syed Haider 18 Min Read

...the discourse is not shaped by everyone equally, and thus the very discourse that seeks to explain and discuss the topic of integration, ends up establishing a differential of power...

Remembering Ahmed Deedat

Syed Haider 17 Min Read

  O you who believe! Khamr (all kinds of alcoholic drinks), gambling, Al­-Ansaab, and Al­-Azlaam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) are abominations of Shaitaan's (Satan) handiwork. So avoid (strictly all) that