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Dear Prisoners: A Thanksgiving Letter to those in Guantanamo Bay Prison in Cuba

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By Dr. Maha Hilal The U.S.-lead “War on Terror” in response to the 9/11 attacks lead to a myriad of disastrous policies that largely and indiscriminately targeted Muslims and Muslim Americans. One of the biggest stains on the American legacy in this regard is the Guantanamo Bay prison to house an exclusively Muslim male population. [Read More...]

Book Briefs for Winter, 2015

Rory Lindsay reviews "A Historical Atlas of Tibet," "The Buddha on Wall Street," "Buddhisms: An Introduction," "The Chan Whip Anthology," and more. The post Book Briefs for Winter, 2015 appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Is enlightenment off-limits to laypeople?

Three teachers discuss whether Buddhists must in ordain to achieve enlightenment. The post Is enlightenment off-limits to laypeople? appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Los Angeles Clippers vs New Orleans Pelicans Live Stream, Start Time: Watch NBA Online

It's a Western Conference showdown as the Los Angeles Clippers host the New Orleans Pelicans at the Staples Center in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.

Egyptian Mother of 2 Has Throat Slit by Family for Converting to Christianity

An Egyptian mother of two was brutally murdered by her Muslim family members after she married a Coptic Christian man, converted to Christianity and left her hometown, Egyptian news sites are reporting.

Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls Live Stream, Start Time: Watch NBA Online

It's a Central Division battle as the Chicago Bulls visit Bankers Life Fieldhouse to face the Indiana Pacers in the regular season of the National Basketball Association.

CJ Werleman’s The New Atheist Threat: A Caricature of a Cause

I suspect there are few experiences as potentially awkward as publicly reviewing the creative work of someone you know.In his most recent book, The New Atheist Threat: The Dangerous Rise of Secular Extremists, CJ Werleman lists me (as well as Nathan Phelps and a few others) as a friend... Show More Summary

New York Knicks vs Miami Heat Live Stream, Start Time: Watch NBA Online

Both trying to rebound from defeats in their last game, the Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to face the New York Knicks in this Eastern Conference match-up.

Charlotte Hornets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Live Stream, Start Time: Watch NBA Online

Eastern Conference teams meet as the Cleveland Cavaliers travel to the Time Warner Cable Arena to face the Charlotte Hornets.

Xbox 'Games With Gold' Free Games December 2015: Microsoft Ends Year With 5 Free Game Titles

November is now about to take a bow and Microsoft is planning to close the year of 2015 with five new exciting games that Xbox Live Gold members can expect to nab for free.

#PrayforParis, Muslim Women and Third World Violence

Upon learning about the Paris attacks and the #PrayforParis hashtag that emerged, I felt many things – but I was not shocked. Violence does not shock me. As a woman of colour and as an immigrant, it is part of my surroundings. I have become desensitized to violence. If you are like me and grew […]

Sisterhood from Struggle

“Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly” – Ali Ibn Abu Talib (RA) Only from darkness can we see light. Only from struggle do we understand the roots of solidarity. These days in Toronto, these expressions could not be […]

'Arrow' Season 4 News, Update: 'Arrow/Flash' Crossover Episode Details Revealed; Show Casts Villain 'The Calculator'

The heroes from both hit TV series from The CW, "Arrow" and "The Flash," will once again be having a reunion in an upcoming crossover episode event.

Ford Escape SUV 2017: Unveiled With Complete New Look, Updated Interior & Exterior Styling

Giant car manufacturer Ford is bringing in a new and fresh car two years from now as reports say that they have already announced the vehicle that everyone has been waiting for. According to HeraldNet, the company has recently unveiled the Escape SUV 2017.

Book review: Jewels of Allah by Nina Ansary

When I first heard the title of Dr. Nina Ansary’s latest book, Jewels of Allah, on the life of women in Iran, I must admit I had to restrain myself. In general I’m pretty wary about labelling women as two-dimensional objects, whether in a negative (‘lollipops’) or positive (‘pearl in its shell’) way. Ansary explains […]

Hate Crimes and Mother Tongues

This post was written by Guest contributor Seema Shafei (@seemashafei). I’ll never forget the time a classmate turned to me and said that we couldn’t elect Obama because his middle name was Hussein. You never know, she told me. He could be just like Saddam. If a name could elicit this much fear, a language […]

Atlas Shrugged: Big Soy

Atlas Shrugged, part III, chapter V With d’Anconia Copper gone and the last few copper mines in the U.S. perishing for lack of machinery and spare parts, it’s become almost impossible for Hank to keep making Rearden Metal. But as he tells Dagny, a bigger problem is looming. He’s been selling as much metal as [Read More...]

Calls for Applications: Postdocs, Fellowships, and Programs of interest

Lauren Turek Application season is in full swing and I've come across a number of fellowships and programs for graduate students, postdocs, faculty members, and independent scholars who work on religion in American history. The following...Show More Summary

Calendar in Hindi 2016 – Download Hindi Language Calendar 2016 for free

The Hindi calendar 2016 is provided by the website ashram. It has marked all the... [Visit original source to read the entire content and more such articles.]

LG Announces 3G Smartphone Ray, Features 5.5-Inch Display, 1 GB of RAM, Android Lollipop

South Korean tech company LG is bringing its loyal customers a smartphone that costs less but fits perfectly for 3G markets. According to Digital Trends, LG has announced a mid-range device dubbed as the Ray. The company has created the smartphone in order to continue to bring products to its customers in 3G markets.

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