5 Times Malala has Owned her Critics

Reprinted from the Islamic Monthly.  One would have thought that a 15-year-old girl shot in the head for speaking out in favor of education for girls would be hailed as a hero. Unfortunately, there is no dearth of people who have scathingly criticized Malala Yousafzai. Yousafzai makes many Pakistanis proud…

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The SNL Sketch and Noble Wars

Sunday morning, I gave up hope of sleeping until 8am when my nearly one-year-old managed one last sharp slap to my face. I rolled over, kissed her forehead, and checked Facebook. I found that SNL had delivered a sketch that not many found funny: a spoof of the Toyota Super Bowl ad…

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