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Billionaires Pressure on Harvard – Money Talks!

Billionaires Pressure Harvard - Money Talks!

Harvard University’s donor revolt and its potential impacts. Another billionaire, Len Blavatnik, declaring intentions to cease giving. This poses a significant threat to the university’s ability to maintain its generous financial aid program for students. Len Blavatnik, a billionaire whose family foundation has donated over $270 million to Harvard, has now paused donations due to […]

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

Every year, somewhere between US$200 billion and $1 trillion are spent in “mandatory” alms and voluntary charity across the Muslim world, Islamic financial analysts estimate. At the low end of the estimate, this is 15 times more than global humanitarian aid contributions* in 2011. Islam requires Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to charity […]

Dearborn employee terminated for racist Facebook post on Muslim model

A Dearborn employee under fire for a racist comment he wrote on Facebook has been terminated. Bill Larion’s post was made about a Muslim model who posed for Sports Illustrated. He commented on another news organization’s Facebook page under the photo saying, “Cute picture should be on the cover of Camels are us.” Larion was […]

The Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women

Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump

Have you ever been harassed in the street? Received a crass message on a dating app? Had a coworker make a comment about your appearance that just didn’t sit right? You’re not alone. With the #MeToo movement, it’s easy to log onto Twitter or Facebook and see just how many women are victims of sexual […]

Political Science Class “Political Science 347: Terrorism” On Terrorism Prompts Backlash From University of Wisconsin Students

Political Science Class On Terrorism Prompts Backlash From UW-Madison Students Over Racism

UW student Ali Khan’s critique of class on Facebook quickly tallied hundreds of likes, comments, and shares. A University of Wisconsin student’s Facebook post criticizing a political science class on terrorism Wednesday prompted outcry from hundreds of other students who believed the class promoted a racist and narrowly-defined conception of terrorism. Ali Khan, the student […]

God-Willing, A Girl

God-Willing-A-Girl

By Dr. John Andrew Morrow Inshā’ Allāh walid, “God-willing, it will be a boy,” said a woman to my pregnant wife. La or no, she replied, Inshā’ Allāh bint, “God-willing, it will be a girl.” Confused, the woman repeated herself once again. Inshā’ Allāh walid, she insisted, and my wife, retorted, on key, Inshā’ Allāh […]

Neo-Nazis Target School With Death Threats

U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

A high school in Florida has been receiving harassing emails and phone calls from “alt-right” trolls after a news story falsely claimed the school district had expelled a student for attempting to have an undocumented immigrant classmate deported. The story came into national focus after Babe, a viral news website that according to an ad […]

Teacher Fired After Alt-Right Views Exposed

U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

A Catholic substitute teacher in Maryland was fired after his ties to a prominent white nationalist think tank were exposed. Gregory Conte, a substitute teacher and field hockey coach at the all-girl Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, lost his job when school authorities discovered that he was director of operations at the National […]

If you bought this popular pillow, you may be owed some money

My Pillow Lawsuit - If you bought this popular pillow you may be owed some money

People who bought MyPillow, a popular poly-foam variety, may be in line for some money as the result of a class-action lawsuit that was recently settled. MyPillow, manufactured by a Chaska, Minnesota-based company with the same name, has been the subject of litigation over what many planitiffs described as dubious marketing techniques. We wrote about […]