Election 2012 – American Muslims Gain Political Empowerment

Election 2012 – American Muslims VOTE! By Zeba Iqbal There were so many wins on election night. President Barack Obama was re-elected; Nate Silver’s statistical model and basic arithmetic trumped punditry; and women and communities of color swung the election. And, American Muslims — not particularly courted by any political party — came together to [Read More…]

Why I’m Voting Green

Election 2012 – American Muslims VOTE! By Obaid H. Siddiqui Humanitarianism and civil rights are being mocked right before our eyes. Even more disturbing, most Americans don’t even care. This is evident in the chorus of President Barack Obama supporters, who acknowledges the failures of our Dear Leader while insisting that he is better than [Read More…]

From Idealistic to Realistic – Millennial Voters in 2012

By Fatima Ashraf “Hope and Change!” “Yes We Can!” The 2008 presidential election saw one of the highest youth voter turnouts in American history. Between 22 and 24 million young Americans ages 18-29 voted, resulting in an estimated voter turnout (the percentage of eligible voters who actually cast a ballot) of between 49.3 and 54.5 [Read More…]