Category Archive: MONEY & ECONOMICS

Mar 16 2019

Iran’s Currency Crisis Is an Opportunity

Source: By: Dr. Imad ad-Dean Ahmad March 2019 Donald Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA (“Iran Nuclear Deal”) poses many problems for everyone, including both the U.S. and Iran.  The biggest problems for Iran are the economic crisis threatened by the loss of foreign investment and the currency crisis threatened by denial of access to the dollar-denominated banking …

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Nov 26 2013

Tasa’eer, the minimum wage, and Islam.

In the modern political world in the west, we see many ‘progressive muslims’ raising various political banners, in condemnation or support, of a whole host of issues. Many times advocating a position regardless of the stance of Islam on these issues. A new favorite area for the modern progressive Muslim to hoist his/her banner is …

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May 18 2012

What About the Poor? A Story of How the State Can Hurt the Poor

By Davi Barker Published in SF Muslim Examiner September 2, 2009 Yes, my dear reader, it’s time to talk about that old objection. “What about the Poor?!” In my mental undulations through libertarianism that was the hardest objection for me to personally give up. In fact, to this day there is a little statist in …

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Mar 18 2012

The dust of riba: and the rush for gold

By Davi Barker, M4L September 3, 2009   Narrated by Ibn Isa, and recorded in Abu-Dawood Hadith #3325 “There will come a time when you will not be able to find a single person in the world who will not be consuming riba. And if anyone claims that he is not consuming riba then surely …

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