The Epstein Case Highlights Lack of Protection of Women Recently I watched a Netflix documentary about Jeffery Epstein, and how he recruited girls into his web of illicit activity. I remember this case when it was reported globally, and due to the high profile status of the people involved, this case is still drawing attention. […]
In the aftermath of the lethal wildfires that destroyed the town of Lahaina on Maui in Hawaii, residents whose homes burned to the ground are receiving solicitations from off-island real estate investors to scoop up their land. The unsolicited purchase offers, which experts characterize as predatory given their proximity to the devastation caused by the […]
A commentary published in the conservative Heritage Foundation on the 11th of August was titled “Default by Another Name: Why U.S. Debt Deserved a Downgrade.”
Assassinated Ecuadorean presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio was honored on Friday (11 August 2023) at a funeral mass and public memorial in Quito. Villavicencio, a former lawmaker and crusading anti-corruption journalist, was gunned down as he left a campaign event on Wednesday evening, less than two weeks before the election. As a labor organizer and then […]
Details: *John Bolton Blasts Biden for Ukraine’s Failing Counteroffensive *Niger Junta Refuses Negotiations *Pakistan Suspends Import of Russian Crude Oil
On 24 July 2023, the Wall Street Journal reported, “Sorority rush at the University of Georgia kicks off in August, a lousy time to wear makeup. “You need to do it in a way that’s appropriate in southern humidity or else you’re going to have orange rivers running down your face,” said Trisha Addicks. She […]
With the discussion of De-Dollarization, comes one of alternatives currency options. We know that the dollar will not be replaced in this system, even if countries begin to move away from the dollar to other currencies in an attempt to decrease their reliance on US currency. So, the other option is the Gold Standard. We […]
On the 12th of May, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wrote: ‘If Congress does not raise the debt ceiling, we face economic and financial catastrophe. It is vitally important that we make sure it gets done”. Yellen is an experienced economist who previously was the 15th chair of the US Federal Reserve. She repeated her […]
Details: * Pentagon Leaks Reveal Divisions over Ukraine * US Officials Call for War in Mexico * Government Announces Launch of ‘All-Out Comprehensive Operation’ Against Terrorism Pentagon Leaks Reveal Divisions over Ukraine More than 100 US intelligence documents were posted on Discord, a secure messaging app that contained sensitive, classified information about the war in […]
The 2022 mid-term elections in the United States saw a record number of Muslims win 89 positions on the local, state, judicial and federal levels of government. Ahead of the historic win, the Council on Islamic American Relations (CAIR) and Jetpac released the first national directory of elected Muslim officials, which included 189 Muslim members […]
Chinese Global Perspective China is portraying that the world is now bipolar and it is good for the world, and it’s better than America in aspects of economic policies. Its making deals with every kind of regime, be it dictatorship, authoritarian regime, etc. China is ready to do business with anyone, human rights is not […]
Dalia Mogahed wrote an article published in the Al Jazeera news platform entitled “Feminists need to oppose hijab bans as much as hijab mandates”. Her argument is that; “from India to France, bigots are scared of the hijab. Why are Western feminists so deafeningly silent about this?” (AlJazeera)
Silicon Valley Bank collapsed last week and Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the credit rating of Signature Bank sparking fears of a major financial crash. CNN now reports, “Moody’s puts 6 US banks on watch for potential downgrade.”
Headlines: *Pakistan Binges on IMF Loans *Taliban Interior Minister Criticises Leadership *Balloon Politics
On 7 February 2023, US President, Joe Biden, delivered his annual State of the Union Address. It contained important lessons for the leadership of the Islamic Ummah.
On the 19th of January 2022, the BBC reported that a San Francisco art gallery owner was arrested for hosing down a homeless woman sitting outside his business premises in New York. Collier Gwin, 71, has been charged with misdemeanour battery after a video of him spraying the woman outside his gallery on the 9th […]
Headline news of The Washington Post on 13 January 2023: “House Republicans prepare emergency plan for breaching debt limit.” Reportedly, “House Republicans are preparing a plan telling the Treasury Department what to do if Congress and the White House don’t agree to lift the nation’s debt limit later this year, underscoring the brinkmanship newly empowered […]
As the US House of Representatives went through many rounds to elect a speaker on the second anniversary of the Capital Hill riots, the Special Select Committee that was established with investigating the events of the riot, gave its verdict.
Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act. The bill to protect the right of the people of the country to enter into same-sex and interracial marriages was supported by representatives of both parties in the Senate, according to the article “US President Signs the Law to Protect Same-Sex Marriages” on the DW website. (Source: […]
On 21st December 2022 in a private ceremony in the Chilean capital, Santiago, President Boric announced plans to open an embassy in the ‘occupied territories’ of Palestine. He stated that this would send a signal that “international law be respected”. The foreign ministry of the Palestinian Authority welcomed this plan.
After purchasing Twitter for $44 billion, Elon Musk has released internal tweets, called the ‘Twitter Files’ about the company’s censorship of US conservatives. Fox news reported on the 14th of December that: “Republicans ramp up investigation into Twitter, Facebook on collusion with Biden admin to censor speech… in violation of the U.S. Constitution.” Republicans want […]
Fox News reported today: “University of Virginia shooting: Ex-football player suspect in custody, victims ID’d as former teammates. Christopher Darnell Jones Jr. is charged with three counts of second degree murder”.
Saudi Arabia’s recent refusals to increasing oil production in defiance of the Biden administration has caused an uproar in the US as it was seen as Saudi defiance of its security partner. In order to crystallise the political reality, it is essential to understand the broader regional picture. Saudi Arabia, in recent months, has fiddled […]
We have been publishing a series on TechTank called, “Winners and losers in the fulfillment of national artificial intelligence aspirations.” The research has evaluated 44 countries on how well-positioned each country was to achieve its national AI objectives. In subsequent posts, each country was ranked on the two sub-dimensions of their implementation plans: people and […]
Details: Biden’s Global Economic War Employing Oil and Inflation Khamenei Responds to Protests in Iran
Today, President Joe Biden issued a statement about the rising Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September. He painted disappointing data about the US economy in a surprisingly positive manner: “Today’s data show more progress in bringing global inflation down in the US economy. Overall, prices have been essentially flat in our country these last two […]
Headlines: • Former Foreign Secretary become New UK Prime Minister • US Allies Preparing Oil Price Cap • Bloody Clashes in Baghdad
Headlines: Protests against Pope over 500-year history of Western Imperialism Bypassing Pakistan Govt and IMF, Bajwa Appeals to US over Funding
Details: Biden Formalises Strengthening of NATO in reaction to Ukraine War Taliban Emir Pledges to Adhere to Islam; Opposes Foreign Interference Biden Formalises Strengthening of NATO in reaction to Ukraine War
On the 27th of April 2022, a hearing began for first Muslim-American woman nominee for a legal position on the US federal bench. Nusrat Jahan Choudhury is President Joe Biden’s nominee for US district judge for the eastern district of New York. The position is hailed as a great advancement for women’s rights and the […]