The US' sectarian playbook in the Muslim world

The US’ sectarian playbook in the Muslim world

"The US' sectarian playbook in the Muslim world" Daily news and policy discussions of the Muslim world are solely focused on recent developments and ebbs...

Disenfranchising the Palestinians

"Disenfranchising the Palestinians" On Nov. 2, 2017, Palestinians mark the hundred-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a letter from British foreign secretary Lord Arthur James...
What is the way forward?

On Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia & Fictitious Alliances – Muslims & Jews in America – what...

The complex and often contentious relationship between American Jews and Muslims witnessed two momentous events that produced divergent results and emotions. On the one...
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...
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...
Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia

"Özil story: Soccer, double standards and Islamophobia" Mesut Özil, the German National Team player, posted a letter on July 22, 2018 explaining his reasons for...

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...
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...
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....
‘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...