Uzma Mushtaq

Uzma Mushtaq
Uzma graduated among the top of her class from East-West University in March 2011, double majoring in marketing and accounting. She is interested in world affairs, politics, religious studies, humanitarian causes and strongly supports education and activism.

Hugo Chavez: “dictator” or savior?

The recent death of Hugo Chavez brought forward a wave of international grief and controversy for the late Venezuelan President who has been an integral part of Latin American politics. In much of the world’s news coverage, Chavez is remembered as a revolutionary leader who empowered the poor. In the U.S., however, much of the mainstream corporate media has...

Gingrich: Does money influence his views on Muslims and Palestine?

Newt Gingrich, the leading republican nominee for president, recently received $10 million towards his campaign from wealthy, hard-line Israel supporters. In the wake of these generous contributions, Gingrich’s commentary regarding Palestine has caused a legitimate concern amongst many who are aware of the realities regarding the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Sheldon and Miriam Adelson are amongst the wealthiest couples in the world....

Kony 2012: How would the media report on Joseph Kony if he was Muslim?

Invisible Children Inc., a non-profit organization, launched the “KONY 2012” campaign by releasing a short documentary online which generated over 80 million views within 2 weeks, spreading primarily by social media and celebrity endorsements. The campaign aims to make Joseph Kony famous in order to capture him via U.S. military intervention. Joseph Kony is the leader of the Lord’s...




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