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Is Your Religion Your Financial Destiny? By David Leonhardt (New York Times)

May 20, 2011 by

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Is Your Religion Your Financial Destiny? By David Leonhardt (New York Times) The economic differences among the country’s various religions are strikingly large, much larger than the differences among states and even larger than those among racial groups. Multimedia Graphic Graphing Religions and Income  The most affluent of the major religions — including secularism — […]

Why Yasir Qadhi Wants to Talk About Jihad (New York Times)

March 18, 2011 by

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Why Yasir Qadhi Wants to Talk About Jihad   On a chilly night in the dead of a New England winter, Yasir Qadhi hurried down the stairs of Yale University’s religious-studies department, searching urgently for a place to make a private call. A Ph.D. candidate in Islamic studies, Qadhi was a fixture on the New […]

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: How to Help

March 13, 2011 by

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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: How to Help By THE NEW YORK TIMES Updated March 12 | For readers interested in contributing to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan and the Pacific region, here is a list of contact information and links for some agencies that plan to provide relief. (The New York […]

Our Banana Republic – Nicholas D. Kristof (New York Times)

November 8, 2010 by

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The following article was written by Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times on wealthy inequality in the United States and the upcoming battle in congress over tax cuts. It gives food for thought on the purported benefits of unrestrained capitalism. Highlights from the article: The richest 1 percent of Americans now take home almost […]

NPR Ends Analyst’s Contract After Comments on Muslims (New York Times)

October 21, 2010 by

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Anyone who starts off a statement with “I’m no bigot, BUT….” is usually a bigot. NPR Ends Analyst’s Contract After Comments on Muslims http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/21/business/media/21npr.html NPR has terminated its contract with Juan Williams, one of its senior news analysts, after he made comments about Muslims on the Fox News Channel. Juan Williams NPR said in a […]

Pamela Geller — Blogger, Provocateur, Lightning Rod (New York Times)

October 10, 2010 by

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Great New York Times article that provides interesting insights into the life and times of Pamela Geller – the blogger leading the Islamophobes of America. It also describes the types of people she hangs out with – like-minded and ideologically driven bigots. While the article is good, it could’ve gone more into the financing of […]

Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work (New York Times)

September 24, 2010 by

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Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work (NYT) Here’s an article from the New York Times describing how discrimination against Muslims is on the rise. Key Highlights: Discrimination Against Muslims Are Reaching Record Highs: “Such complaints were increasing even before frictions erupted over the planned Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, with Muslim workers filing a record […]