More on conscious shopping. Glad I came across her work. Holiday Resources for the Corporate Idealist. In my TEDx talk, I spoke about the many people fighting the good fight inside companies, working towards better social and environmental practices — which can be a lonely job. If you’re one of them, make a New Year’s resolution to connect with folks in other companies doing similar work. Believe me, it will help sustain you through 2012.
For Muslim politicians, running for office is the American way – CNN.com. Across the country, dozens of Muslims have actively engaged in the American political process, running for — and winning — elected offices. From a mayor in New Jersey; to state representatives in North Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa, Maryland and Missouri; to congressmen in Minnesota and Indiana, American politicians from the Muslim faith are increasingly in political positions.
Trump’s Muslim Ban and the History of Stolen Citizenship in America | Religion Dispatches. As historians of South Asian America, we know that having your citizenship stripped because of the color of your skin is not unusual in our history. The United States has a long history of racism being encoded into law, and manifesting in law, on a regular basis. The story of internment of Americans of Japanese descent is perhaps the one that is most recent in our collective memory, partly because of George Takei’s tireless work to keep those stories alive.