My late mother had a lot of great advice for me, much of which I followed and much of which has helped me immensely in life. One maxim that she shared with me has been…View More Can ‘Moderate’ Islam Top ‘Extremist’ Islam?
There have been many times in history where statements made publicly have turned out to be somewhat less than true. Remember the famous “Dewey defeats Truman” headline in the 1948 US Presidential election? What about…View More Religious Groups Should Ignore Moronic Blasphemers
When the series of revolutionary protests and riots – dubbed the “Arab Spring” – broke out in late 2010, news outlets worldwide were quick to highlight the role of social media in bringing these demonstrations…View More Understanding Social Media and Revolutions
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran will be visiting Canada and the U.S. to gather information from the diaspora on suspected violations. Ahmed Shaheed, a former foreign minister of the Maldives, will…View More Diaspora Diary: UN human rights panel on Iran to tap into views of diaspora in Canada