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3.1 Earning a livelihood, Part 1 season 3

Welcome to our new season. In this season we talk about obtaining wealth and prudently organising our livelihood.

We will follow writings attributed to Imam Muhammad al Shaybabni - The Book of Earning a Livelihood (Kitab Al-kasb), from which season takes the name.

Imam al Shaybabni says that ...

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2.17 Season Finale - Quiz: Test your knowledge season 2

This is our final episode for season 2. We will be back next week insha'Allah with the brand new season.

In this episode, we ask our listeners 25 questions from season 2.

We recommend that you pause and try answering each question yourself before listening to the answer.

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2.16 Ribawi Transactions, Part 3 - Is Insurance Halal? season 2

In this episode, we talk about some arguments that are usually put forward in order to claim that conventional insurance is halal or permissible. We also highlight how in principle conventional insurance differs from Takaful or Islamic version of 'insurance'.

Topic: insurance, riba, interest,...

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2.15 Freedom of contract, Part 3 - The Concept of Taxation season 2

In this episode, we talk about the concept of taxation and how it relates to the role of the government, freedoms and active citizenry.

We also talk a little bit about the latest news and gamification of financial markets.

Topics: dogecoin, trading, short selling, government, leadership, tax,...

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2.14 Reddit vs Short sellers season 2

It this episode we talk about the recent moves in the US Stock market and how a group of Reddit traders led financial warfare against Wall street Hedge funds.

Some have compared this to the epic battle between David and Goliath (Dawood and Jalut) - but we think there is more to the story.

We...

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2.13 Ribawi Transactions, Part 2 - Home loans, limited liability and QA season 2

In this episode, we talk about limited liability, home loans and answer some contemporary questions.

Topics: Limited liability, home loans, fees, debt, equity, transactions, charity, riba, interest.

 

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2.12 Ribawi Transactions, Part 1 - Student loans season 2

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In this episode:

We take a deeper look at ribawi transactions. In particular, we analyse the "Student loan" to see if it is ribawi or...

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2.11 Freedom of contract, Part 2 - Big Tech censorship season 2

Big Tech refers to the major technology companies which have inordinate influence. (PCMag)

In this episode, we talk about recent political events with regards to Big Tech as they relate to censorship, freedom of speech and consolidation of power.

We also reflect on some lessons from the past year...

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Just for fun: Interview with My 12-Year-Old Son! season 2

Do not take this too seriously :) Only fun intended.


We will resume our regular podcast next week insha'Allah.

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2.10 Freedom of contract, Part 1 (minimum wage) season 2

In this episode, we talk about freedom to enter into the contract and how Islamic law might deal with the question of a minimum wage.

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2.9 Islamic FinTech challenge season 2

In this episode, we talk about the intersection between technology and finance and what opportunities or challenges it creates for the Islamic FinTech industry.

This year we have seen a strong rise in stocks for companies such as Zoom, Tesla and Amazon. With their tech-centric solutions, Amazon...

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2.8 A Discussion about Paper Money: Halal or not? season 2

Is paper money just an IOU and debt? What role central and other commercial banks play in creating it?
How do we understand financial concepts like intrinsic value, quantitative easing and fractional reserve banking with regards to halal and haram aspects of money?

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