Howard Zinn died Wednesday at the age of 87. He is best known for writing A People’s History of the United States (1980), a Marxist tract that describes America as a predatory and repressive capitalist state — sexist, racist, imperialist — that is run by a corporate ruling class for the benefit of the rich. A People’s History has […]
Do Muslims have an exclusive monopoly on the use of the word “Allah,” in describing God?
Malaysia is grappling with that linguistic question, and Muslims in that country are enraged because a court has given its answer: No.
An ethnically divided country comprised of Malay Muslims (who make up about 60% of the population), non-Muslim Chinese, Indians [...]