The Syrian Arab Republic wrestled its independence from France in 1946. Syria, today, is a country of approximately 23 million of our brothers and sisters who seek a similar goal, but this time from a more domestic malignancy.
As we enter into the furious storm of Midterms, Papers, and Projects known innocently as Weeks 4, 5, and 6, I’d like to give everyone a small piece of advice.
The War in Iraq has ended, the War in Afghanistan continues on, and the War on “Terror” will never end because that’s just not possible. Take a look at what this one war in Iraq has cost to both Iraqis and Americans.
Islamophobia quite literally (and linguistically) is a fear of Islam and Muslims; albeit, an intense, irrational fear of Islam and Muslims. Some Muslims hold that Islamophobia is a good thing. Why? How could fear of Islam benefit Islam?
The drive up to Camp Fred Miller is a long, slow uphill trudge. You wind through the hills of Malibu, going higher and higher until the neighborhoods below you look like plots of land and grass nestled in the mouth of one giant valley. When you get to Camp Miller and step out of the car, you notice two things.
On October 20th a dictator, a tyrant, an oppressor was defeated, captured, and killed. His death is not a shock to most of the world, it was inevitable–just as it is for us all. However, the presumed manner of his death, along with the supposed occurrences after his death, cast a sliver of disappointment among some…
The American incarceration system has made it a point to imprison people, bar them from outside contact, isolate them from society and bunch them together to have “tea-parties”. Meanwhile, they fail to provide them with proper rehabilitation programs and a safe environment to foster development and change.