All posts filed under: America

“Islam is the Deen of Strength Knowledge and Good Manners”

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 […]

US Inflation Shock as Americans Keep Paying More for Food with nothing but the Prospect of Unemployment to Look Forward to if the Federal Reserve Policies are Successful

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 […]

Muslim Women being Appointed to Liberal Secular Positions of Power only Helps to Keep Muslim Women Disempowered

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 […]

Human Trafficking: Another Symptom of the Capitalist System

Human Trafficking is the world’s fastest-growing crime. We are taught to correlate human trafficking with conflict areas or areas with rampant instability. It’s not! the crime is common in the developed countries too. And several high profile cases have shown that it involves influential figures and the authorities that are meant to protect women and […]

The Demise of the Dollar?

There continues to be much talk of the dollar’s demise and over the last decade, a number of challengers have emerged to lay claim to the dollar’s dominant position. With the rise of China, many consider China to be in pole position to replace the US dollar. The dollar has played a central role in […]

With Russian Troops Poised to Invade Europe’s Eastern Borders, the Only War Western Governments are Ready to Fight is a ‘Vaccine Mandate’ War Against their Own Citizens

“Police in Canada, France Deploy Snipers, Tear Gas Against ‘Freedom Convoys’” according to headline news from Newsweek on the 12th of February after 3 weeks of protests against draconian vaccine mandates closed parts of the US-Canadian border and protesters converged on Paris to shut down the French capitol. Protesters used trucks and cars to physically […]

Views on the News: 26/01/2022

Headlines: • Ukraine Tensions Heat up • Over 100 Millionaires Call for Wealth Taxes on the Richest • Bitcoin Experiment Failure Ukraine Tensions Heat up At a press conference on 19 January 2022, US President Joe Biden predicted Russia would “move in” to Ukraine and suggested a “minor incursion” by Moscow could lead to Western […]

The West has Fallen into a ‘Post-Truth’ and ‘Fact-Free’ Era

Recent research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reported that “the surge of post-truth political argumentation suggests that we are living in a special historical period when it comes to the balance between emotion and reasoning,” and that “the post-truth era has taken many by surprise.” PNAS is a distinguished scientific […]

Decades of Anti-Islam Policies and Propaganda Continue to Stoke Violence Against Muslims in America

On December 14, 2021, a Muslim high school student, Ekran Mohammed, was shoved down and had her hijab forcibly removed by a fellow student while working on a project in a classroom. This violent incident happened after the student and others had reportedly made Islamophobic remarks and created an Islamic symbol and put an X […]

Views on the News 15/12/2021

Headlines: Tunisian President Extends Suspension Ann San Sui Kui Given Sentence Virtual Conference to Save Democracy Tunisian President Extends Suspension Tunisian President Kais has revealed the extension of the suspension of the country’s parliament, announcing that a referendum on constitutional reform will be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections in December. In a speech […]

Views on the News: 08/12/2021

 Headlines: • Harvard Poll Shows Young Americans See US Democracy as Failing them • Biden-Putin Summit Harvard Poll Shows Young Americans See US Democracy as Failing them A majority of young Americans are worried about the state of democracy in the US according to a new poll of Americans (age 18-29) conducted by Harvard’s Kennedy […]

Is the US Turning its back upon Science and Losing in the Race against China?

Two articles this week from the Independent each throw light in different ways upon where the US is heading scientifically. On the 11th of October, a headline read: “Pentagon official quits claiming US cybersecurity is ‘kindergarten’ compared to China,” and on the 13th of October another headline read: “Pro-Trump candidate suggests taking all boats out […]

It is the Khilafah Alone that Can Replace the Crumbling American Economic Order

At a Senate Banking Committee hearing of 28 September 2021, US Treasury Secretary, Janet L. Yellen, warned US lawmakers on 28 September of “catastrophic” consequences, if Congress failed to raise or suspend the statutory debt limit by 18 October 2021, saying inaction could lead to a self-inflicted economic recession and a financial crisis. Then on […]

You reckon them united while their hearts are divided: The United States stabbed France in the back

Australia’s negotiations with the EU on a trade agreement have been postponed as the scandal surrounding Canberra’s decision to cancel its defense contract with Paris escalates. As noted, in solidarity with France, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen expressed doubt that the bloc could conclude a trade agreement with Australia.

Abortion in the USA

Abortion rights in the USA are being debated once again centering around Texas which has put forward a law which will stop women from getting an abortion after 6 weeks. Apart from the time limit, another controversial aspect of this law is the allowance of private citizens, as opposed to state officials, to bring cases […]