Politics

Diplomacy and the Modern World

By Mahrukh A. Mughal Mahrukh Mughal is a master’s degree candidate in International Relations. Writes on Political, Social and Diplomatic Issues.  Her opinions are her own. DIPLOMACY & THE MODERN WORLD Diplomacy has been practiced since the inception of Civilization. In the ancient times diplomats were sent only for specific negotiations and their area of […]

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October 16, 2014

Leaving U.S. State Department For Michigan Congress

By Laura Fawaz, Contributing Reporter Congressional candidate Bobby McKenzie Farmington Hills, MI–A Canton man and former member of the U.S. State Department is running for Michigan State Congress, to bring the change he feels Michigan needs. Bobby McKenzie, a Dearborn Heights native who now lives in Canton, is running for Michigan’s 11th District, covering parts […]

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July 17, 2014

Netanyahu’s Monstrous Mentor On The Hill

Sheldon Adelson is … a fanatical rightist— not only an American rightist, but also an Israeli one. While he is now looking for the best American president money can buy, he has already chosen his Israeli stooge

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April 10, 2014

Protect Free Speech in Universities:

By Lisa Kosowski and Dima Khalidi Immediate Action Needed: Stop Passage of Bill in IL State Legislature to Defund Public Universities because of Faculty Political Speech IL State Senator Ira Silverstein has introduced a bill – SB 3017 – that would prohibit public universities and colleges from using any state funds on groups that have […]

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March 6, 2014

Mohammed Khan Runs for Illinois Seat

Mohammed Mohammed Khan, a twenty eight year old law student, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Illinois’ 20th District state representative seat.

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March 6, 2014

Teacher Turned Politician

By Laura Fawaz, TMO Representative Rudy Hobbs in his Southfield office during his interview. Southfield, MI–Wanting to change the world, one child at a time, State Representative Rudy Hobbs devoted himself into teaching his first grade students to read. “I thought that I would change the world by teaching 1st graders how to read in […]

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February 27, 2014

U.S. Senators Push To Admit More Syrian Refugees

Democratic and Republican U.S. senators called on Tuesday for the country to take in more of the millions of people forced from their homes during Syria’s nearly three-year civil war.

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January 9, 2014

From Catholic to Muslim: Congressman Keith Ellison Speaks

“Whatever religion [people] profess and what their religion says to do are often very divergent. People will politicize religion; we see it in every faith, in every religion. We see it with Pat Robertson, in my opinion, and we see it with the Taliban.

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December 19, 2013

Obama’s Problems With Communication

Nobody could have foreseen that as Obama’s presidency went on, his ability to communicate would become a liability, rather than the strength that they had once been.

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November 27, 2013

MMCC Banquet A Success!

Livonia–November 3–Many of the leaders of Southeast Michigan’s Muslim community were present for the MMCC Annual Banquet held this past Sunday at Burton Manor in Livonia.

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November 7, 2013

Fund Raising Event for State Representative Rudy Hobbs

Rudy Hobbs in his speech said, I understand, we face number of issues on education, housing, health and unemployment. And I am here to learn from you some of the international complex issues.

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October 17, 2013

Fund Raising for Congressman Gary Peters:

The setting for the fundraising event for Congressman Gary Peters was as impressive as the candidate himself.

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September 12, 2013

Civic Engagement Over Coffee or Chai?

Most of our local representatives and senators have meeting/coffee hours multiple times a month in their own districts. They wait to hear from their constituents, from us. I had the opportunity to attend coffee hours and also have met with several state senators and representatives in Lansing. I assure you, after only a couple of such meetings the representatives will know you by name, your words will count for so much more, and a healthy relationship will develop.

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June 13, 2013

Muslim Capitol Day

The Michigan Muslim Capitol Day on May 28th was a huge success

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June 6, 2013

Moon Khan Open Letter

Thank you for your generous and thoughtful contributions, gifts and everything you did for my campaign of hope.

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May 16, 2013

“This is what Democracy looks like”

I had the privilege of leading a delegation of Muslims from Tampa to join a larger group meeting from across the state from ages 8 to 80 of all backgrounds: black, white, Hispanic, Asian, and Arab. (Photos by Lena Jabar)

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April 18, 2013

GOP Reprimands Member for Anti-Muslim Remarks

By David Olson Harmeet K. Dhillon is vice chairman of the California Republican Party. The San Bernardino County Republican Party committee member who made anti-Muslim and anti-Sikh remarks will receive a letter of reprimand from the county GOP but will not be asked to step down from her post. In the days leading to a […]

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March 28, 2013

Rep. Keith Ellison Visits Somalia to Address Refugee Issues

MOGADISHU—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia today on a humanitarian trip to discuss the status of Somali refugees

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February 21, 2013

National, Ohio, and Florida Surveys of Jewish Voters

In addition to his 70-30 victory over Mitt Romney among Jews nationwide, Obama also won the Jewish vote in the key swing states of Ohio (69-30) and Florida (68-31) by comparable margins.

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November 15, 2012

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