ERA is a chemical engineer graduate, political analyst and campaigner with special interest in the Middle East and Western foreign policy. Her aim is to raise the level of awareness on the root causes of injustice in the world, and believes that only through dismantling the perpetrating entities of oppression can we begin to achieve world peace from a God centric lens.

Capitalism’s beef with hijab

“Female empowerment,” “influencer,” “hijabi vlogger.” You’ve probably heard these words from major corporations, politicians and celebrities quite often. But are these words truly used to show respect and value to women? Or are there other motives behind it? For example, American billionaire and major social media influencer, Kim Kardashian, is one such celebrity who rose …

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Muslim representation in positions of power…big deal?

Featured image: (StockSnap/Pixabay) When President Joe Biden nominated the first ever Muslim for the position of U.S. Federal Judge on March 30, 2021, many hailed it as a “significant” move, claiming that it shows how “Muslims are becoming integrated within systems of change in the United States.” This kind of identity politics assumes that someone …

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