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Top 10 Solutions to Cut Poverty and Grow the Middle Class

Source: Talkpoverty.org U.S. Census Bureau released its annual figures on income, poverty, and health insurance. It revealed that four years into the economic recovery, economic insecurity remains widespread, and low- and middle-income workers have seen no significant wage growth over the past decade. With the poverty rate at an unacceptable 14.5 percent and economic inequality stuck at historically high levels, …


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Islam Condemns Torture – Sh. Abdool Rahman Khan

The following is a khutbah (weekly mosque sermon) prepared by Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan of Illinois for ICNA Council for Social Justice. Torture in Islam is considered a major violation to the fundamental rights of someone or of some living being. It occurs when unduly pain or suffering is inflicted upon a living creature; a creation of Allah Almighty. Muslims …