The Right to Vote: Why It’s Important to Get to the Polls in America

April 7, 2015

America is not the only nation with polls and ballots, yet it is, perhaps, the nation with the most intimate and impassioned relationship to voting. Voting is, in many ways, emblematic of the American ideal: It is the right for which this nation was founded and for which many Americans have laid down their lives. […]

Religious Rituals & Individual Freedoms

April 6, 2015

By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi Most religions and beliefs are accompanied with rituals and special celebrations that may be considered as extreme or unorthodox to others. However, when it comes to Abrahamic religions and specifically Christianity and Islam, self-flagellations are among the rituals that are associated with the devoted groups of these two religions. Self-flagellation is an […]

Stop Wasting Time: How to Be More Productive at Work

April 6, 2015

You sit at your desk for somewhere around eight hours each day—but how much work are you actually getting done? A quick Google search for articles on time management suggests that productivity is a major concern across the board; people are concerned that they’re not accomplishing as much as they should be, but they don’t […]

Employment News: 6 In-Demand Jobs

April 5, 2015

By Amanda C (Contributor) Edited by Ali Reza With continual news coming out of the Department of Labor regarding the improvement of the American economy, there is a general feeling of hope and excitement amongst workers.  Consult this list and learn where the most in-demand jobs happen to be and the educational requirements for each […]

Are There Benefits to Hiring a Parenting Coach?

April 4, 2015

By Amanda C. (Contributor) Edited by Ali Reza Would you like to become a better parent? If so, get in the back of the line: Anyone who is a parent is keenly aware of his or her limitations, and of the daily need to strive harder and to do better. Parenting is both incredibly important […]

Shia Muslims & Governance

April 3, 2015

Do Shia Muslims want to lead and establish Islamic States? By: Hussein Al-Rumaithi It is certain and undeniable that Shia Muslims have been victims of tyranny, oppression, marginalization and vicious persecutions throughout history. The Umayyad dynasty, the Abbasids, the Ayyubis, the Seljuks and Ottomans were publicly persecuting and displacing Shia Muslims through systematic oppressive conducts […]

Planning a Family Vacation: How to Get the Most for Your Money

April 3, 2015

Planning a family vacation is never quite as simple or as straight-ahead as parents might hope it will be. You want to have fun, and to select a destination, accommodations, and activities that will please everyone. You want to create positive family memories for your kids, and to a large extent you’re happy to pay […]

Developing an Awareness of Human Rights

April 2, 2015

By: Amanda C (Contributor) Edited By Ali Reza How to Be More Involved Promoting Human Rights Sad, but true: Human rights are ever in peril, both at home and abroad. A quick scan of local or international news headlines will reveal as much. While we all know that atrocities happen, that people are imprisoned and […]

March 2015 Report What Has Happened in the Muslim World?

April 1, 2015

By Hussein Al-Rumaithi Unfortunately, just like any other month, March has been full of grievances, calamities, massacres, domestic conflicts, regional conflicts and direct military intervention. Countries like Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen, Pakistan and Syria are the scenes of civilian casualties and violence, which is only aimed to implement the policies of certain regional powers. Iraq According […]

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