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Attaining Taqwa during Ramadan

Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, is approaching fast. Through fasting from dawn to dusk a Muslim experiences hunger and thirst, and sympathizes with those in the world who have little to eat or drink every day. It teaches him/her to be charitable. Through increased charity, Muslims develop feelings of generosity and good-will toward fellow human beings.

Attaining Taqwa during Ramadan
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Letter from America: Trump’s 100th day in office

Last weekend, April 29, was Donald Trump’s 100th day in office as the POTUS. Protest rallies were held in many parts of the USA. Tens of thousands of demonstrators also assembled in the U.S. capital for the latest installment of the regular protests that punctuate the Trump era.

Letter from America: Trump’s 100th day in office
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Billionaires are growing

Recently, the Forbes has published the list of world’s billionaires. In it for the fourth year in a row, Bill Gates was named the richest man in the world. The number of billionaires increased 13% to 2,043 from 1,810 in 2016; this is the biggest change in over 30 years of tracking billionaires globally.

Billionaires are growing
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Uneasy time requires smart thinking

There is no doubt that the rise of Daesh, which claims to be the new vanguard of the global jihadist movement, and the establishment of its caliphate in Syria and Iraq in the summer of 2014 represents a turning point in the evolution of global terrorism.

Uneasy time requires smart thinking
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Time to rethink our nuclear arsenal policy

Last year, after Donald Trump was elected he tweeted, “The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability.”

Time to rethink our nuclear arsenal policy
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Letter From America: Travel Paranoia

How paranoid can one become? Consider the latest laptop ban.

Letter From America: Travel Paranoia
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Letter From America: Dutch Election and the Presumed Muslim Problem

The Dutch had their election last Wednesday in which the anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim extremist party – the Freedom Party (PVV) - came out a distant second winning 20 seats in the 150-seat parliament. Its leader Geert Wilders ran on a "de-Islamification" platform, calling for Islamic schools to be closed and the Qur’an and burqa to be banned.

Letter From America: Dutch Election and the Presumed Muslim Problem
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The emerging face of fascism in the USA

How does fascism emerge? An analysis of the events leading up to the emergence of fascism in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s point to some important findings.

The emerging face of fascism in the USA
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Letter From America: Is there a glimmer of hope in a dysfunctional world?

The USA is in a disarray or so it seems these days with the POTUS attacking the media. On Thursday Trump said that the media "is out of control." Some media "is fantastic," the president allowed. But on the whole, journalism is plagued by "false, horrible, fake reporting."

Letter From America: Is there a glimmer of hope in a dysfunctional world?
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Letter From America: Trump Administration lies again

It seems that U.S. President Donald Trump has been misspeaking - to put it mildly - more often than not - since at least the presidential election times. Many political analysts assumed that once elected he would modify his positions and behave more responsibly as a president. But old habits die hard, esp. for someone like a 70-year old Trump who continues to prove all those pundits wrong.

Letter From America: Trump Administration lies again
Letter From America: Trump Administration lies again
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