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News / Salon - 2 hours ago

On Eid 2017, a peek into the lives of Puerto Rican Muslims

(AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File) (Credit: AP) For Juan, Ramadan is a balancing act. On the one hand is his religious faith and practice. On the other is his land, his culture, his home — Puerto Rico. Although he weaves these two elements of his ide...

News / Salon - 3 hours ago

What do protests about Harry Potter books teach us?

(Credit: Kevin Kolczynski) On Monday, June 26, 2017, Harry James Potter — the world’s most famous wizard — will celebrate his 20th birthday. His many fans will likely mark the occasion by rereading a favorite Harry Potter novel or rewatching one of...

News / Salon - 5 hours ago

Saudi’s Crown Prince: A youthful gambler

Mohammed bin Salman (Credit: AP/Hassan Ammar) A three-week-old, Saudi-UAE-led diplomatic and economic boycott of Qatar threatens to complicate newly promoted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform plans and undermine the Gulf Cooperation...

News / Salon - 12 hours ago

Mueller v. Trump: The ultimate lawsuit

(Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) Eventually, Trump is likely to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. Trump’s repeated statements about the Russia “hoax” — along with his apparent attempts to influence the FBI’s investigation — warrant a close look...