Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Muslims

Islamophobia and the Capitol insurrection

In such a world, even Muslim Americans active in peace centers become inherently suspicious, but heavily armed white nationalists in motels just outside Washington aren’t.

How Yemeni immigrant activists in NYC are changing a whole community’s...

This change, of course, has added a new and different dynamic to the community and, some have surmised, was one of the reasons the bodega strike was unlike anything the Yemeni community expected or experienced prior.

Hating Muslims in the age of Trump

The new Islamophobia looks like the Old McCarthyism.

SCOTUS votes in favor of Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

"I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia."

The campaign to exterminate Muslims

"We attack them not for what they do but because we see them as being different from us. We must eradicate them to save ourselves."

Muslim nations are rallying to protect the Rohingya. What about the...

If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.

The War on Terror has targeted Muslims almost exclusively

The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.

Court: Bush administration officials can’t be held liable for post-9/11 mass...

There doesn’t appear to be a way to hold high-level officials accountable for these types of actions.

20 million Muslims march against ISIS and the mainstream media completely...

The way to truly defeat ISIS is by rendering their fear and divisive tactics impotent.

Anti-Muslim protestors clash with anti-fascists in Seattle

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.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.