“Nobody joins a cult. Nobody joins something they think’s gonna hurt them. You join a religious organization, you join a political movement...” –Deborah Layton
Those who gathered to rail against Islam were met by anti-fascists, labor organizers and everyday citizens of Seattle who say they are tired of all the thinly veiled hate speech.
“On Election Day, I’m asking you to rise up and send a strong message to the socialists.”
Terrorism is a tactic of extremists within each religion, and within secular religions of Marxism or nationalism. No religion, including Islam, preaches indiscriminate violence against innocents.
Activists in Jordan are protesting Israel's newest assertion of authority over Muslim sacred space in Jerusalem, the al-Aqsa mosque complex. Will Israeli's aggressiveness at al-Aqsa further destabilize the Middle East?