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Islamophobia

  1. 9/11
    Health Care for 9/11 Victims Is Expensive, But Islamophobia Is FreeJon Stewart’s testimony demonstrates how the GOP invokes 9/11 to inflame bigotry while remaining noncommittal on funding health care for its victims.
  2. religion
    Trump Is Not a Defender of Religious Liberty but a Threat to ItTrump’s combination of hate-mongering and loud identification with Christianity is the antithesis of the American tradition of religious pluralism.
  3. politics
    After Smearing of Obama, Democrats Should Know How to Defend Ilhan OmarFor eight years, the right wing lobbed false, anti-Muslim attacks at Obama. Did Democrats actually learn from it?
  4. politics
    After Smearing of Obama, Democrats Should Know How to Defend Ilhan OmarFor eight years, the right wing lobbed false, anti-Muslim attacks at Obama. Did Democrats actually learn from it?
  5. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  6. the national interest
    Trump Is Attacking Not Ilhan Omar But All Muslims and MinoritiesA campaign of vilification and dehumanization that goes far beyond the pseudo-outrage at one exhausting member of Congress.
  7. rhetoric
    Ilhan Omar Is Facing Death Threats. It’s Good That Democrats Are Defending Her.The Atlantic’s David Frum argues that Democrats are making a strategic mistake by rallying behind Ilhan Omar.
  8. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  9. ilhan omar
    Pelosi Requests More Security for Ilhan Omar Following Trump’s 9/11 AttackMeanwhile, Sarah Sanders said on Sunday that Trump’s Islamophobic attack was a “good thing.”
  10. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Never Stood a ChancePolitical attacks against the Muslim Minnesota congresswoman — culminating in one from the president — have devolved into pure Islamophobic id.
  11. the national interest
    Republicans Prove Ilhan Omar Is Right About Anti-Muslim Bigotry“You have to wonder if she is an American first,” says Fox News host who claims to be offended at dual loyalty smears.
  12. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Cancels Late Show New Zealand Trip Following Mosque Shootings“I pray with all my heart that they take action down there and have the courage to take action that we seem to lack up here in the United States.”
  13. the national interest
    Republicans Are Denying Trump’s Completely Open Bigotry Against MuslimsWhite House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney: “I don’t think anybody can say that the president is anti-Muslim.” Really? Anybody?
  14. politics
    Trump Wants Jeanine Pirro and Her Islamophobia Back on the AirFox News benched her over her Islamophobic comments. Trump responded with a rejection of political correctness and a strange call to arms.
  15. christchuch shooting
    The Endgame of White Supremacy Is Always DeathThe mosque massacres in Christchurch, New Zealand, prove that there is no acceptable nonwhite presence under white supremacy.
  16. christchurch massacre
    Australian Senator Blames Mosque Massacre on Muslims“While Muslims may have been the victims today, usually they are the perpetrators,” known xenophobe Fraser Anning said in a statement.
  17. mass shootings
    The Shooter’s Manifesto Isn’t in CodeThe Christchurch shooter mentioned PewDiePie and 4chan memes in his attack, but referencing memes doesn’t automatically make something cryptic.
  18. ilhan omar
    Steve Scalise Delivers the GOP’s Most Cynical Ilhan Omar Rebuke YetScalise admitted to attending a white supremacist event in 2002. Now he is lecturing Americans about national security and anti-Semitism.
  19. politics
    Conservatives Use Free Speech As a Shield to Defend BigotryA Republican delegate in West Virginia claimed that the Islamophobic Ilhan Omar poster was about “free speech.” It wasn’t.
  20. islamophobia
    Islamophobic Poster of Ilhan Omar Roils West Virginia CapitolAn employee resigned and another was reportedly sent to the hospital after an Islamophobic picture was placed in the West Virginia Capitol rotunda.
  21. islamophobia
    Texas GOP Activists Fight to Purge Local Official Because He’s – Gasp – MuslimIf you feed people hate long enough, they can soon become hateful.
  22. last night on late night
    Netflix’s Hasan Minhaj Calls Out Netflix’s Bodyguard Over Islamophobia“Oh, to be white!”
  23. China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease — and Quarantined 1 Million MuslimsThe Chinese government has decided that Uighur Muslims “are infected by an ideological illness” and must be cured at concentration camps.
  24. flying while muslim
    Muslim Woman Forced to Show TSA Her Bloody Pad During Body SearchZainab Merchant says two TSA officials requested that she pull down her pants and underwear after a pat down.
  25. The Death and Afterlife of Stephon ClarkThe violence of police brutality can follow Black Muslim victims and their families beyond the grave.
  26. John Bolton and the Anti-Muslim Bigotry of Mainstream ConservatismBolton’s appointment is a reminder that American conservatives — from Donald Trump to Bret Stephens — find Islamophobia perfectly acceptable.
  27. A Fashion Designer and an Activist Talk Cultural AppropriationWhat is a designer responsible for, beyond the aesthetic of a collection?
  28. SCOTUS Gives Trump Administration Green Light on Travel Ban, for NowIt’s a great day for xenophobia.
  29. Sebastian Gorka Thinks That the Mosque Attack May Have Been a False FlagThis is why Trump hasn’t condemned the attack.
  30. scary things
    FBI Searches for Suspects After Bombing of Minnesota MosqueNo one was injured in the Saturday-morning blast, which may have been a domestic terrorist attack.
  31. Conservatives Are Outraged a Women’s March Organizer Used the Term ‘Jihad’Conservative news outlets are accusing nonviolent Muslim activist Linda Sarsour of calling for a “holy war” against Trump.
  32. Did Bernie Sanders Embrace a ‘Religious Test’ for a Trump Nominee?A White House pick voiced a certain view of who is eligible for salvation. The Vermont senator considered that disqualifying.
  33. terrorism
    Portland Mourns Two Heroes Killed While Defending Teen Girls From Racist TiradeThe two men were stabbed to death after trying to stop a white supremacist from confronting two teens, one of whom was a Muslim wearing a hijab.
  34. Trump’s Speech in Saudi Arabia Was More Obama Than BannonCompared to his campaigning, it was a blatant flip-flop. Will his supporters who bashed Hillary Clinton for being “soft” on terrorism forgive him?
  35. migrant crisis
    Migrants Faced More Than 3,500 Attacks in Germany Last Year: ReportGermany’s immigrant population has become the target of a growing number of hate crimes.
  36. language
    Trump’s New National Security Adviser Pans the Term ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’H.R. McMaster reportedly said that the conservative catchphrase is unhelpful since Muslim terrorists are “un-Islamic.”
  37. Report: Muhammad Ali Jr. Was Detained at Airport, Asked If MuslimThe boxing legend’s family is considering a lawsuit over the incident.
  38. racial profiling
    Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Racially Profiled for Wearing a Headscarf“How would another woman who doesn’t feel comfortable taking off her headscarf feel?”
  39. racial profiling
    Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Racially Profiled for Wearing a Headscarf“How would another woman who doesn’t feel comfortable taking off her headscarf feel?”
  40. Michael Flynn’s Resignation Is the Best News of the Trump Presidency So FarThe Trump administration just lost its most dangerous Islamophobic conspiracy theorist.
  41. islamophobia
    Giuliani Says Travel Ban Was Legal Way to Enact Trump’s Muslim BanTrump apparently asked Giuliani to come up with the “right way” to implement an illegal Muslim ban, and the travel ban was the proposed solution.
  42. islamophobia
    Man Charged With Hate Crimes After Attacking JFK Airport Worker in HijabHe reportedly said, “Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you.”
  43. Obama Is Dismantling a Visitor-Tracking Program That Targets MuslimsThe timing would suggest he’s not eager to let it fall into his successor’s hands.
  44. islamophobia
    NYC Muslim Woman Who Said She Was Harassed by Trump Fans Reportedly Made It UpThe NYPD is expected to charge her with filing a false report.
  45. Why the Christian Right Shares Trump’s Affection for PutinThe president-elect might admire him as an authoritarian tough guy, but many Evangelical leaders see him as an ideological ally.
  46. islamophobia
    State Rep Withdraws Proposed Bill That Would Make Wearing the Hijab IllegalThis would be an update to Georgia’s existing anti-masking law.
  47. Hate Crimes Against Muslims Increased by 67 Percent Last YearIn 2015, hate crimes against Muslims reached their highest levels since the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, according to new FBI data.
  48. islamophobia
    Woman Details Terrifying Anti-Muslim Experience on NYC Bus“I was sitting there trembling, bawling, unable to speak or move.”
  49. islamophobia
    Why Muslims Can’t Become an ‘Invisible Minority’ After Trump’s Win “The biggest weapon Donald Trump has right now is misinformation.”
  50. Clinton: Trump’s Rhetoric Gives Aid and Comfort to Our EnemiesClinton accuses Trump of aiding ISIS with his intolerant rhetoric and calls on Silicon Valley to remove terrorist propaganda from the internet.
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