The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published by The Leonard Lopate Show John Cassidy on Islam and Economies Listen 31 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/116062/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy looks at whether Islam is responsible for the lagging economies of many Arab countries. His article “Prophet Motive” appears in the February 28 issue of The New Yorker.