Justin B. Fung

Tag: muslim

Links of the Day, October 8

News A bomb hits the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan. The Nobel Prize in literature goes to Herta Mueller. Pew reports that one in four is Muslim. US legal pot growers cut into Mexican traffickers’ profits. Health care The President finds support from outside the party and outside the Beltway: Schwarzenegger, Thompson, Gephardt, Bloomberg, Dole. Nick […]

Say what? Redeeming our vocabulary

I’ve been thinking lately about the words that we use, and about the associations and connotations that are already firmly attached to them. There are many terms and phrases that have been so warped over the years that their meaning has become unclear. What does it mean when we say, “Muslim”? Colin Powell’s endorsement of […]

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