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  1. international affairs
    Why Was There a Wave of Violence in India While Trump Was Visiting?In a sense it was a coincidence. And in a sense not.
  2. 2020 elections
    New York’s Peter King Is 20th House Republican to Announce RetirementThe Long Island representative had a reputation as a GOP moderate, but there was nothing moderate about his bouts of Trump-style xenophobia.
  3. sri lanka attacks
    Outside the U.S., Persecution of Christians Is Real, As Sri Lanka Bombings ShowIn an increasing number of countries, particularly in Asia, Christians face challenges a lot more stressful than “Happy Holidays” greetings.
  4. ilhan omar
    4 Reasons Republicans Are Keeping the Heat on Ilhan OmarOmar is a convenient target for Republicans hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  5. Trump Cites Brutal, Bigoted Myth of Gen. Pershing Murdering MuslimsTrump’s response to breaking news of a possible terrorist attack in Spain is to endorse a false tale of U.S. torture and religious insults.
  6. Judge in Hawaii Stops Revised Travel Ban on Grounds It’s Really a Muslim BanThe one legal problem the administration could not “revise” away was the claim it was really a Muslim ban. That’s what led to its suspension tonight.
  7. Muhammad Ali Jr. Says He Was Detained at Airport AgainHe was on the way home from speaking to U.S. lawmakers about his first detention in which he was allegedly asked about his name and religion.
  8. Trump Signs New Travel Ban, Addressing But Not Eliminating Legal QuestionsThe new ban “cures” the more obvious legal problems of the original, but is still vulnerable to the charge that its intent is a “Muslim ban.”
  9. Appeals Court Hears Arguments on Trump Travel BanIt’s all very preliminary and technical, and just a stage in a longer battle, but Trump may lose another round before the week is out.
  10. Most Americans Disapprove of Trump — and His Executive OrdersNew polls show broad opposition to Trump’s immigration orders, and 40 percent support for the president’s impeachment.
  11. Obama Blasts Trump: ‘There Is No Magic to the Phrase Radical Islam.’“It is a political talking point. It is not a strategy.” 
  12. today in donald trump
    Donald Trump Would Make Gracious Exception to Muslim Ban for London’s New MayorThe rest of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims are still out of luck.
  13. today in donald trump
    Donald Trump Rules Out Internment Camps for American MuslimsWhat’s also newsworthy is that a likely candidate for president had to clarify such a position in the first place.
  14. U.K. Parliament Debates Ban on Future U.S. President Donald TrumpThe House of Commons debates whether banishing Trump is worth risking a diplomatic crisis.
  15. today in donald trump
    Muslim Woman Kicked Out of Trump Rally After Standing in Silent ProtestShe was wearing a T-shirt that said “Salam, I come in peace.”
  16. NYPD Gets Civilian Oversight to Ensure No SpyingNow a Muslim actually has to do something wrong to be investigated. 
  17. Donald Trump Mocks a Reporter’s Disability, Says That He Didn’tWhile defending his discredited claims about traitorous Muslims, Trump appeared to make fun of a reporter’s crippled arm.
  18. donald trump
    Does Donald Trump Actually Want to Register American Muslims?It’s still not clear whether a major U.S. presidential candidate supports an extraordinarily unconstitutional idea.
  19. early and often
    Carson Okay With Non-Practicing Muslim on CourtAnd he’d like to investigate Muslim federal judge Abdul Kallon.
  20. politics
    Donald Trump Responds to Muslim Question Controversy [Updated]He says he loves “the Muslims,” but he’s not morally obligated to defend President Obama because Obama would never defend him.
  21. crimes and misdemeanors
    Was the Killing of 3 Muslim Students in North Carolina a Hate Crime?Some say they were slain over a parking dispute, not their religion.
  22. haters
    Bad Neighbors Distributed Islamophobic Fliers in a Bensonhurst Apartment ComplexThat’s not very neighborly. 
  23. spy games
    FBI and NSA Spied on Prominent Muslim-Americans, Snowden Leak RevealsIncluding civil rights activists, academics, and a Republican political candidate.
  24. nypd
    The NYPD Pressures Jailed Muslims to Become Police InformantsMeet the Citywide Debriefing Team.
  25. terrorble
    NYPD Just Calls Mosques Terrorist Organizations to Make Things EasierThe designation, even without charges, helps with surveillance.
  26. spy games
    The NYPD’s Spy Cab Looks Just Like a Regular CabLook for it outside your local mosque.
  27. stand clear of the offensive ads
    New Anti-Muslim Subway Ads Aim to Win Over New Yorkers With 9/11 ImagesPlaced next to every clock in the system.
  28. nypd spying
    John Jay College President Calls Out NYPD for Spying on Muslim Students Jeremy Travis said he was “deeply troubled” to learn of a paid informant on his campus. 
  29. stand clear of the offensive ads
    Decent Human Beings Spreading Subway Love for MuslimsThe anti-Muslim ads are getting some competition.
  30. spy games
    NYPD Promises It’s Done Spying on Muslims in New JerseySee? All better.
  31. jesus christie
    Christie Responds to Being Called an ‘Islamist’He correctly pointed out that his conservative critics are “bigots.”
  32. discrimination
    Aspiring Cop Says NYPD Can’t Reject Him for Hating GaysHe says wanting to lock up homosexuals shouldn’t have kept him off the force.
  33. spy games
    NYPD Sued for Spying on Muslims in New JerseyIt’s the first lawsuit to directly target the police program.
  34. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA Allows Muslim Employees to Wear Head CoveringsThe agency insists it was “never animated by religious or ethnic bias.”
  35. NYPD Pretty Sloppy With List of Syrian Muslim Shops ‘of Concern’Quite a few were neither Syrian- nor Muslim-owned.
  36. spy games
    Yep, the NYPD Was Definitely Profiling MuslimsReligion, despite Mayor Bloomberg’s claims, was noted specifically in newly obtained reports from 2007.
  37. spy games
    NYPD Doing Some Damage Control Among MuslimsRay Kelly met with a few community leaders, while others rejected the get-together.
  38. spy games
    Bloomberg Rolls Out ‘Muslim Friends’ Defense of NYPD SpyingThe mayor and his police chief are holding strong, while potential successors tread carefully.
  39. spy games
    Columbia Not As Mad As Yale at NYPDThe local Ivy is being cautious in responding to reports about surveillance of Muslim students.
  40. spy games
    Yale Students Respond to NYPD Muslim Spying With Facebook CampaignIn the “Call the NYPD” series, college kids sharply criticize the police department.
  41. spy games
    Bloomberg, NYPD Promise It’s Legal to Spy on MuslimsThe city is in damage-control mode.
  42. spy games
    Mayor Cory Booker Had No Idea the NYPD Spied on Muslims in Newark, TooThe mayor of New Jersey’s largest city says he was kept in the dark about post-9/11 surveillance.
  43. spy games
    Bloomberg Beefing With Yale Over NYPD SpyingThe mayor defended the law enforcement practice today, but not very well.
  44. NYPD Now Spying on Muslim Students Well Outside New York CityIncluding at Yale, Rutgers, UPenn, Syracuse, and two upstate SUNY campuses.
  45. polls
    New Yorkers Not Concerned With NYPD’s So-Called IssuesThe department has voters’ support despite a few bumps.
  46. religion
    American Muslims Not Really MurderousA new study calls Islamic extremism “a minuscule threat to public safety.”
  47. spy games
    Secret NYPD Document Describes Which Muslims to Spy OnThe AP’s investigation into the department’s surveillance program continues.
  48. spy games
    The CIA and NYPD Are Breaking UpThe CIA agent assigned to help the NYPD spy for counterterrorism purposes is being removed.
  49. religion
    Police Commish Ray Kelly Admits Involvement With Anti-Muslim Film, Says He Regrets ItRegrets, he’s had a few.
  50. religion
    NYPD Training Included a Scary Anti-Muslim Propaganda FilmThe department denied the movie was widely seen, but that’s not really true.
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