The Ummah Times: Decolonizing Minds

  • Equi-nomics: The optimally balanced economic system for humanity and nature

    By: Nadeem Haque The best economic system that maximizes justice and peace should be the optimal system for both humanity and nature. In this article it will be illustrated, in a brief but hopefully concise manner, that what I call Equi-nomics is that optimal system, because it is the only one that has the ability […]

  • The Environment and Islam

    The Environment and Islam

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    The Absurdity of ‘Racism’

    Zeshan Shahbaz Before we are anything else, we are human. Before we are black, white, yellow, brown or any other shade of colour, we are human. Factually, it comes down to male and female human beings spread across this planet Earth where colour and language are nothing but states of nature (1). This not only […]

  • Liberalism Versus Islam

    Liberalism Versus Islam

  • A Detailed History of the Role of WW1 in the Destruction of the Khilafah

    A Detailed History of the Role of WW1 in the Destruction of the Khilafah

    November 11th is known in Europe and North America as “Remembrance Day.” This day was specifically designated by King George V in 1919 as a ceremony to be observed every year on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, to remember the lives of those lost from among the “Entente” (British, […]

  • Extraterrestrials in Islam

    Extraterrestrials in Islam

    (The below article was originally published as Islam and Extraterrestrials in the May 2005 edition of the journal, The Ambition [Vol. 15 No. 5] and with permission has been re-published in The Ummah Times) Nadeem Haque and Zeshan Shahbaz People of earth, your attention, please,”… This is Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz of the Galactic Hyperspace Planning […]

  • An Affront to the West’s Public Sexualization of Women

    An Affront to the West’s Public Sexualization of Women

    “He said, ‘You f**-ing terrorist,’”… “‘You deserve to die.’” …‘You’d better take that scarf off your head before I rip it off.’” ( [August 2, 2018])   With the trend of anti-Muslim hysteria going on these days, especially in the West, it is quite striking that it is modestly attired Muslim women who have received […]

  • The Inevitable Failure of Erdogan’s “Turkish model”

    The Inevitable Failure of Erdogan’s “Turkish model”

    In June of 2018, Turkey held its first elections since enacting its shift to an “executive form” of presidency (similar to the US style, as opposed to Canada and Europe which follow the Parliamentary style). The result was a resounding victory for sitting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had called the elections 6 months earlier […]

  • Usage of Aql: Islam’s Prime Method

    Usage of Aql: Islam’s Prime Method

    Zeshan Shahbaz Every Muslim would agree that the primary basis of Islam is the Qur’an and by extension the path of the Prophet Muhammad (saaw).1 However, there is one question that garners a wide variety of answers – that is the question of method. What is the method of Islam? What I mean is, when […]

  • From X to Islam

    From X to Islam

    By Nadeem Haque                                                             One of the most prominent speakers on Islam, in Britain, in the early 1960s[1], was delivering a lecture at the London School […]