Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

A purported secret document is being used by the Islamophobes, Alt-right operatives, Israel and Arab lobbyists in order to push for a presidential executive...
National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System: Arabs Muslims and Southeast Asians and Post-9/11 “Security Measures” Hatem Bazian University of California, Berkeley “In the hours and days immediately following ...

Negotiating Alliances in the Age of Islamophobia

Originally posted on hatembazian.com What do Islamophobic figures like Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Wafa Sultan and Nonie Darwish have in common? Many answers come to mind,...

American Muslims and the Specter of Fear

Originally posted on hatembazian.com The election of Trump in the recent U.S. election has unleashed a wave of fear among Muslims and communities of color...
Trump and the Collapse of Neoliberal Economic Order!

Trump and the Collapse of Neoliberal Economic Order!

The string of right-wing political parties gaining the upper hand in elections across Europe and now joined by Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S....
France Burkini Ban: The Theater of the Absurd

France Burkini Ban: The Theater of the Absurd

The attempt by a number of French coastal mayors to ban the burkini  is a clear sign that Islamophobia has entered into the theater...
The Refugee: the Commodified Human

The Refugee: the Commodified Human

During a summer immersion course on immigration and refugees, we had the honor to be visited by Yousif, a Sudanese refugee “living” in Paris...
Bosnian Genocide and Islamophobia: Marking and Unmarking History

Bosnian Genocide and Islamophobia: Marking and Unmarking History

History is an open-ended book, constantly edited and re-edited by multiple authors and divergent interests. As academics, we are trained to examine history from...
‘Confronting Fear’ and Taking Stock of Islamophobia in the US

‘Confronting Fear’ and Taking Stock of Islamophobia in the US

“Armed anti-Muslim demonstrations” and “Muslim-Free Business” were the two new phenomena documented in a report, “Confronting Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United...
Islam is Responsible Mantra

Islam is Responsible Mantra

The blame Islam mantra, a favorite pastime for the media and political talking heads, got a new lease on life after the horrific attack...