Politics

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This Election, Vote Your Vision For America

So much is made about the vices and virtues of the candidates running for president that it becomes easy to believe that the American President has more individual power than he actually does.

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Reading Guide: Where Obama and Romney Actually Stand on Iran

With the third and final presidential debate on Monday night set to focus on foreign policy, Iran will once again take center stage.

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Why I Plan to Vote for President Obama Again

As November approaches, both online and offline conversations around the 2012 Presidential election are heating up. This also includes discussions by some on whether to vote at all.

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Make it Count - The American Muslim Vote

Our good friends from Outsourced are back! The comedic duo, Rizwan Manji and Parvesh Cheena, better known for their roles on the NBC sitcom Outsourced as Rajiv Gidwani and Gupta, bring you a satirical video on voting while Muslim.

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Election 2012 – the American Muslim Vote

In 2000, I registered, but didn’t vote. I didn’t care who won. Or so I thought. My silent “protest” against the candidates and the process didn’t feel triumphant.

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Disillusioned by Obama, Voters Face Tough Choice

At a time when U.S. Muslims and mosques are increasingly under attack, some Muslim Americans say Obama has not taken a strong enough stance against Islamophobia.

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Aziz Akbari Fremont City Mayor

“I love my city,” says Aziz Akbari, the 18-year-old college sophomore who could be Fremont's youngest and the city's first Indo-American Mayor.

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Faith, Civic Engagement and the 2012 US Elections

Muslim American civic engagement has been on the rise. But come November, will Muslims take their faith-based commitment to social justice to the voting booth?

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First Pakistani Nobel Prize Winner Shunned By His Nation

Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate, Abdus Salam, who led the discovery of the subatomic “God particle” has his name banned from textbooks, and is no longer considered a hero in his nation.

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Brooklyn Halal Cart Vendor, Sports Bar in Turf War

Shawarma and fries on the go, or a sit down with steak and pasta? In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, these dining choices have turned into a political and legal struggle between halal food cart vendors and brick-and-mortar restaurants.