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TEHRAN – A professor of history at the University of Oxford says the idea of ​​exporting democracy as a technique or technology is undemocratic. “The American idea of ​​democracy as an export element is not only undemocratic, but a product of neoliberalism,” Faisal Devji told The Tehran Times. Devji also says, “Democracy here has been …

For the third time in two years, the abridged video sharing portal, TikTok, has been banned in Pakistan. The ban came in the wake of a pending case before the Sindh High Court. The next hearing is July 8, and I have no intention of discussing a sub-judicial case in this space. But it allows …

Many years ago I wrote an essay for the magazine called “The Children of Macaulay”. Thirty-five years later, I’m pleasantly surprised to still think essentially the same way. The main ideas of this essay were the need for roots, the English educational system that made us Brown Sahibs, the alluring appeal of the English literature …

My wife and I recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. The planning of how we would mark the occasion was at my discretion. Maybe I should have taken her on vacation – a second honeymoon of sorts. Instead, I planned a gathering of a few dozen friends back home. Maybe I’m cheap, but one of …

Colorado baker and cake maker Jack Phillips has shared his current battle with another case regarding his Christian beliefs about cake making. Speaking to Brandon Showalter on the Christian Post’s Life in the Kingdom podcast, Phillips revealed how God had provided him throughout the legal struggle. Jake Warner, legal counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), …

During our school days, we were taught a lot about the importance of educating girls. I remember that writing an essay on it was considered one of the expected questions of the exam. Much work has been done to raise awareness about this, but educating girls remains a challenge. An uneducated child is still much …

Supreme Court case goes beyond LGBTQ + rights vs. Catholic rights

The Supreme Court of the United States.”/>The Supreme Court of the United States. By DAVID CALLAWAY Religious Freedom Specialist for the Freedom Forum Last week’s unanimous Supreme Court decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia has been touted as a flashpoint in a cultural warfare between religious freedom and LGBTQ + civil rights. In as …

The discovery of the anonymous graves of 751 people, many children, near a Catholic residential school for Indigenous children has caused growing angst in Canada, as it does after the discovery of a mass grave of 215 children near another Catholic boarding school in the country. Indigenous peoples are asking for an apology – and …

Photo by Matteo Miliddi on Unsplash Traveling together Back to normal! What normal? Hosffman Ospino Wednesday 23 June 2021Faith Help us extend our reach! Please share this article on social media Returning to normal requires us to ask ourselves: exactly what normalcy do we want to return to? Hosffman Ospino The excitement of returning to …

PARIS – A landmark cyberbullying trial in Paris, involving thousands of threats against a teenager who trashed Islam in online posts, paves the way for efforts to punish and prevent online abuse. It also raised uncomfortable questions about freedom of speech, the freedom to criticize a religion and respect for millions of Muslims in France. …