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Daily News Analysis

Malcolm X on the mind

Adamu Adamu

Jumada' al-Ula' 12, 14372016-02-21

February 21 marks the 51st anniversary of the martyrdom of El Haj Malik el-Shabazz, better known as Macolm X. Born Malcolm Little, he adopted the letter 'X' after his name to signify rejection of the name imposed on him by the white supremacist establishment. His was a life of struggle, sacrifice and ultimately triumph through martyrdom. We reproduce this article first published in Crescent International on March 1, 2015 to honor him.

News & Analysis

The instruments of mind control

Salina Khan

Jumada' al-Ula' 20, 14342013-04-01

Incessant propaganda to sugar-coat US crimes is not only used in the US but also in victim societies where media outlets are recruited and financed to do America’s dirty work.

Special Reports

Moves to ‘reform’ education provide opportunity to escape Western-style factory schooling

Yusuf Al-Khabbaz

Ramadan 11, 14302009-09-01

Educationists in the West are presently in the middle of a intense debate about purpose and means of providing education. YUSUF AL-KHABBAZ argues that this provides an opportunity for Muslims...


Terror alerts: Canadian Muslims losing rights as US exploits the political utility of fear

Tahir Mahmoud

Dhu al-Qa'dah 08, 14242004-01-01

Having discovered the political utility of fear, US officials miss no opportunity to invoke the dreaded terror alert, thus keeping the American public scared enough to have no time to think about the real problems confronting them...

Book Review

Damning critique of role and nature of schooling in modern Western societies

Yusuf Al-Khabbaz

Dhu al-Qa'dah 17, 14362003-09-01

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich. Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd., London, 2002 (first published in 1971 by Calder and Boyars). Pp. 116. Pbk. £8.95.

Special Reports

US evangelists’ bid to convert Muslims worldwide: the WMD that no one is discussing

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14242003-06-16

Since the overthrow of Saddam Hussain by the western coalition, there has been much debate about the weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) that were used as a pretext to launch the war, but which have not been found.

Book Review

Insightful analysis of technology's impact on human society

J A Progler

Dhu al-Qa'dah 02, 14181998-03-01

In his writings about technology, Jerry Mander, an ecologist and former advertising executive, is on to something when he suggests that television is a training mechanism for some subtle yet invasive forms of social control.

Book Review

Even childhood not immune from corporate manipulation for economic exploitation

J A Progler

Rabi' al-Thani 03, 14381998-01-01

Conventional wisdom views childhood as a set stage of life through which all human beings pass on their way to adulthood. In the west, psychology since the 19th century has attempted to discern and delimit the various stages of child development.

Book Review

Nature of television in a dysfunctional society: link between advertising and programming

Yusuf Progler

Rabi' al-Awwal 11, 14181997-07-16

In 1922, an American farmer and electronics tinkerer by the name of Philo T Farnsworth invented a scanning device that would lead to the development of television. Farnsworth's 'image dissector' solved many of the problems faced by European and American technicians who sought a way to electronically transmit images. Control of Farnsworth's invention would determine the success or failure of all television development.

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