Muslim and Islam in any country is difficult and takes time. In Scandinavia there are more and more Muslim and Islam presence and the process of integration is something that both parties are working towards, it just takes time. The first level of integration is to make Islam and Muslim an accepted part of the … Continue reading Post 12 | Muslims in Scandinavia and Spain
Italy is different than any other European country when coming to Islam and Muslim people in their land. When Muslims first started coming to Italy in the 80's they were coming for education. The first mosques were built not for immigrants or workers but for elite students studying in Italy. Mosques were altered more towards … Continue reading Post 11 | Islam in Italy and America
The Jihadi movement began with Jihad being against the Soviets and wanted military freedom by reform movements. In 1979, 'Islamic revolution' conquered the Soviet empire and took up arms of brothers in Chechnya, Palestine, Kashmir, Boshla, and more. They wanted an ideal Islamic state. Taliban tried to reach this first lead by students. When they … Continue reading Post 10 | Jihad Movement and Feminism
My assessment of the foreign affairs The Dispossessed article is that it glamorizes the process of escaping a bit. The concept of a comic typically is for entertainment or humor, not to tell a story of a serious matter. I enjoyed the buts where the article was just written and it gave me … Continue reading Post 9 | A Refugee’s Journey
In the Book Islam, Europe's Second Religion, in chapter 13 Zemni and Parker explain the failure of integration of muslims in Europe. They say there are two main reasons responsible for this failure. 1. Migration of laborers and their families from developing families to fill low-wage jobs in the European economics between the early 1950's, … Continue reading Post 8 | Life of Muslims in Europe
What is a Muslim? Who are Islam? Are Muslim and Islam the same thing? These are all questions asked around the world everyday. A lot of times Muslim is used as a broad term to describe people from the middle east or people of color. Islam is talked about in a way that is not … Continue reading Post 7 | Muslims and Islam, are they the same?
When reading about the two sides and seeing that Banerjee and Duflo from Poor Economics didn’t pick a side, I thought I didn’t want to pick a side either. However, when I sat back and meditated on both sides I feel as if I agree more with Easterly’s side more than Sachs. In any situation … Continue reading Post 6 | Easterly Vs. Sachs
https://stevensgrey.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/dsc_0235.jpg The basic argument for and against micro-credits that Banerjee and Duflo make is that they believe that micro-credits can end poverty but with bad credit and poor people it is difficult for people to establish the credit. They believe that if the people of Africa, India, and East Asia can see some light in … Continue reading Post 5 | Microfinance in Namibia
Reading more and more about Namibia gives me hope that this country is on the rise and since they became a free country in the 90's. Cheetah's have been involved in making the country better year after year. A cheetah in Namibia who has helped the democracy in the country is Hiflkepunye Pohamba, he was … Continue reading Post 4 | Cheetahs and Democraccy
When looking at aspects of Africa in Radelet's, Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries Are Leading the Way, there is a lot of talk of cheetah's and hippo's in society and how their actions are effecting parts of Africa. He is not talking about actual cheetahs and hippos that are in the wild he is talking … Continue reading Post 3 | Cheetahs and Hippos and Hunger! Oh my!