The Opportunity of the Century and the Unresolved Conflict

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, stated that the proposed 50-billion-dollar investment fund would be “the opportunity of the century” at the Peace To Prosperity Workshop hosted in Manama, Bahrain.
Orient and Occident are two words that should truly mean nothing. However, they were made into these monumentally relevant and unique topics due to Western European culture’s need to produce a counter to itself. Unfortunately, this belief in the “other”, as Edward Said calls it, would only grow into a more sinister distinction which we see all too often through modern society.
Imagine every major election. Now imagine the people voting for them solely because of personal resemblance. Seems a bit odd, right?
Young people find activist centers on, in, and around collegiate institutions, and this is what allows such powerful movements to take root. Safe spaces--and the community organizations that provide them--are vital to the legacy of activism in the United States. Muslim students are no strangers to this concept--the first Muslim Student Association (MSA) was founded in 1963 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with the same intentions.
No matter what Rushdie may have been saying about religion and the nature of belief or what he has said since, Mahound was after all just a character in a fiction novel who isn’t even real in the novel but rather the imagining of the feverish dream of a sick mind.
  Growing up in New Jersey, Ramy Youssef experienced what nearly all Muslims do when they turn on the TV — a cast of white characters with Muslims relegated to inflammatory roles, if given any at all. Now 28, Youssef has vowed to change that reality starting with his new...
We are told that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. This maxim is simply no longer valid. That “an apple,” as far back as 1914 at the latest, came out from good untainted soil.
Hawraa Faisal took to the DePaul Class of 2022 group Facebook page on April 7 to warn students of her fear that “the chicken being served in the dining hall is no longer halal.” This came after a week of troubling experiences with Chartwells employees, she said.
Without any accountability, there are billions of dollars gone to private companies which could have went to improve public and social services.
Citizens of the seven countries singled out by President Trump have killed zero people in terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1975 and 2015, yet the Trump Administration has continuously defended the Muslim Ban as essential to national security

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