Category Archives: Politics

Where to take the Fight? Part 1.

Saturday, August 20th, 2011 -

Orwell and Huxley wrote two prophetic novels of dystopia whose concepts are commonly invoked in political commentary as a way of alerting and warning against their possible fulfillment. Though Orwell’s 1984 is the much more heralded, and though we, as (…)

By Samir Abdalla 1

The truth is behind the veil

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Friday, May 6th, 2011 -

As France implements its new law, I can’t help to reflect upon, in this case- the ironic words of the French Enlightenment philosopher- Voltaire.

By Muna Hassan 0

Are you leading by values?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 -

I would like to stress the importance of bringing forth leaders and representatives with good understanding and with values which strengthen individuals, the organization and the society. By doing so, we can create a peace movement which reproduces leaders with an identity based on Islamic principles and which organize activities and events and take part in the discussions of current challenges concerning all citizens.

By Amir Dabboussi 0

Mr President, French Muslims have had enough !

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 -

Islamophobic and inappropriate remarks in regards to Muslims in France are no longer found amusing. So, I wrote with all my heart and soul, inspired from Emile Zola’s letter “J’accuse”, my open letter to Mr. President, Nicolas Sarkozy.

By Khaoula Amouri 1

Let’s make money!

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 -

Why, and how do resourceless countries become outrageously rich while countries full of natural resources remain extremely poor? Why does a country like Burkina Faso, the number one cotton producer in the world, fail to feed its own population when it has the capability of feeding not only its people, but also Africa as a whole?

By Saoussen H. 1

Nuclear energy – Yes or No?

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Monday, April 4th, 2011 -

The events in Japan have shocked the world. And we are posed with the question, do we human beings still want to invest and trust in nuclear technology?

By Ahmed S. 0

Welcome to the French Republic School

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Saturday, March 26th, 2011 -

Except that this time, they no longer want them simply to remove their veils. No, no that’s too easy! They tried it already and it does not prevent them from going to school. Guess what? Being good at it, they have to find something else, something more efficient.

By Khaoula Amouri 4