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The Tragedy of Teaching Today

The Tragedy of Teaching Today Laurian Bold’s devastating decision to jump 140 feet to her death should compel education ministers to stop ignoring everything they know is happening and actually deal with these real issues. The state of British education today is in...

Islam’s great nail polish controversy

As a proud Muslim woman - and a feminist - I'm not wasting my time worrying which brands of nail polish are halal. "SubhanAllah!" I heard my friend screaming as I was brushing my teeth one morning. Alarmed, I ran into her room to see if she was all right. She sat in...

Practicing Islam in Short Shorts

The scenario I'm about to describe has happened to me more times than I can count, in more cities than I can remember, mostly in Western cities here in the U.S. and Europe. I walk into a store. There's a woman shopping in the store that I can clearly identify as...