Tag: John Zogby

Top 25 iComment Original Commentaries, plus Top Videos for 2012-2013 Academic Year

Top 25 iComment Original Commentaries, plus Top Videos for 2012-2013 Academic Year

[ 0 ] May 21, 2013 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, on MAY 21, 2013:    Thank you for continuing to support our Transcultural Islam Project and ISLAMiCommentary. We launched this website last October, shortly following the beginning of Duke University’s 2012-2013 academic year. You can find all 86 (so far) of this site’s “iComment” original commentaries here, but below are […]

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PRRI: Americans Nearly Evenly Divided on Whether Islam at Odds with American Values

PRRI: Americans Nearly Evenly Divided on Whether Islam at Odds with American Values

[ 0 ] March 25, 2013 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on MARCH 24, 2013:  Last week the results of a major new survey on immigration issues, conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with The Brookings Institution, were released. And while the big headline to come out of the Citizenship, Values, and Cultural Concerns: What Americans Want from Immigration Reform survey […]

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John Zogby: The GOP’s Moment of Truth

John Zogby: The GOP’s Moment of Truth

[ 0 ] January 30, 2013 |

by JOHN ZOGBY for FORBES on JANUARY 27, 2013:  (excerpt) The GOP, in short, has a “principles problem”. Can it continue to house economic/fiscal libertarians under the same tent with those who are invasive toward personal freedoms for young (and not so young) women? Can it be “pro-family” and provide a forum for gays who […]

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Bruce Lawrence: Citizenship, Minorities, and the Public Sphere

Bruce Lawrence: Citizenship, Minorities, and the Public Sphere

[ 1 ] January 30, 2013 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on JANUARY 30, 2013: What is citizenship ?  How do we define the public sphere ? What do we mean by the terms Islamists, fundamentalists, minorities, and other controversial terms ? In a public talk last week, sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center and Duke Middle East Studies Center, Duke […]

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Top Ten Posts on ISLAMiCommentary in 2012

Top Ten Posts on ISLAMiCommentary in 2012

[ 0 ] January 9, 2013 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 31, 2012: ISLAMiCommentary thanks you for all of your support of this forum. Here are the Top 10 Posts on the site (by page views as of Dec. 21) since we launched in October 2012: Mbaye Lo: Freedom Vs. Justice — The Problem with Islamic Militancy John […]

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John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

[ 1 ] December 5, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had […]

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John Zogby:  The Anatomy of a Re-election (at Duke on November 14)

John Zogby: The Anatomy of a Re-election (at Duke on November 14)

[ 0 ] November 14, 2012 |

by JOHN ZOGBY for FORBES on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  President Barack Obama has won and the exit polls show why. First and foremost, the share of the electorate that is white dropped from 74% in 2008 to 72%. African Americans accounted for 13% of the total, Hispanics 10%, and Asian Americans and others 5%. The white percentage […]

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