Iram Ali

Iram F. Ali is a storyteller and writer who focuses on individual narratives. She works at an anti-militarism nonprofit focused on decreasing U.S. militarism. @iramfali


Iram F. Ali is a storyteller and writer who focuses on individual narratives. She works at an anti-militarism nonprofit focused on decreasing U.S. militarism. @iramfali



ARTICLES BY Iram Ali



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A Moment of Power: ‘Desis’ Act for ICE Detainees

Thursday felt like it was colder than what New York City has experienced this winter. Maybe that’s because the climat


Thursday felt like it was colder than what New York City has experienced this winter. Maybe that’s because the climate talks in Paris are working, or perhaps we’re finally entering winter weather. Whatever the case may be, the slight chill didn’t stop members of DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving and allied groups from congregating in […]

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The Hypothetical Future of Muslim Databases Is Already Here

During a recent interview with Yahoo News, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked whether tracking Mu


During a recent interview with Yahoo News, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked whether tracking Muslims would mean creating a database or providing them with special identification. His reply was, “We’re going to have to — we’re going to have to look at a lot of things very closely.” Despite brisk condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans and various […]

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No, Let’s Talk About Being Muslim in America

A recent article by Laila Alawa claims that we need to stop talking about being Muslim in America. By trying to break d


A recent article by Laila Alawa claims that we need to stop talking about being Muslim in America. By trying to break down the American versus Muslim dichotomy, Alawa built a dichotomy of her own and oversimplified the Muslim American narrative by ignoring the multifaceted nature of our identities. We need critical dialogues on being Muslim […]