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Egyptian President: Muslims Need To Reform Their Religious Discourse

Egyptian President: Muslims Need To Reform Their Religious Discourse

Kathleen Miles  01.22.2015
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi said Thursday that Muslims need to adapt their religious discourse to the present and eliminate...
Blasphemy After the Cross

Blasphemy After the Cross

Rev. Kenneth Tanner  01.22.2015
The slain cartoonists and journalists had nothing coming to them, deserved nothing from those who love God but our love. We might not read...
More and War: The Tao of Washington

More and War: The Tao of Washington

Tom Engelhardt  01.22.2015
In the wake of the 2014 midterm elections, the capital is said to be a big government town being taken over by smaller government types...
State of the Union/States of Fear

State of the Union/States of Fear

Paul Stoller  01.22.2015
For this cultural critic, it is interesting to consider what was left unsaid during SOTU's repartee of call and response. Here are a few...

The Salience of Islam in Terrorism

Paul Heroux  01.21.2015
Terrorism, no matter who it is perpetrated by, is an act of violence done for political reasons. There may also be a religious component,...
Can America Finally Support a Courageous Ally in the Middle East?

Can America Finally Support a Courageous Ally in the Middle East?

Judith Barnett  01.21.2015
If the only Arab leader has the vision and presence to call upon the religious leaders of Islam to do all in their power to stop the current...
Joint Responsibility for Freedom of Expression Worldwide

Joint Responsibility for Freedom of Expression Worldwide

Daoud Kuttab  01.21.2015
The events of last week in France were truly tragic and required a major response. But now that the world has spoken in support of freedom...

When Charlie Met Charlie

Pia de Jong  01.21.2015
The common denominator in America is the tolerance of intolerance. Self-censorship and hypocrisy are the main instruments that keep the...
Conflicting Views of Islam Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

Conflicting Views of Islam Spill onto the Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey  01.21.2015
When Sarah Samir stepped this week on to an Egyptian soccer pitch to referee a men's match, she joined a small band of Arab women referees...
Supporters Doubt Argentine Prosecutor Killed Self

Supporters Doubt Argentine Prosecutor Killed Self

AP  01.20.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The ex-wife of a prosecutor who accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of protecting the masterminds...

Boko Haram: The Nigerian Horror Show

Ozioma  01.20.2015
As this latest challenge continues to unfold, the real question is can Nigeria rely once more on the global community to re-ignite political,...
Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

David Shechtman  01.20.2015
If you're reading this article, then you've benefited, at least indirectly, from the laws protecting the satirical French newspaper Charlie...

Je Suis: Jewish, and So much Else

Carol Smaldino  01.20.2015
Violence can seem like the only solution to people already experiencing the suffocation of dead endings. My hope is that the rest of us,...