En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

"En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?" The word "Islam" appears a total of 21 times in the Austrian coalition's new programme for government,...
Trump’s Authoritarian Administration

Trump’s Authoritarian Administration

As the 2016 presidential elections neared, a growing chorus of critics accused Trump of possessing traits of a burgeoning authoritarian. What was dismissed as...
From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim subject

From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim subject

"From Granada to Guantanamo: The torturing of the Muslim Subject" Teaching a summer course on Muslim Decolonial Thought in Granada, Spain, brought me again into...
Islamophobia in the Media

Islamophobia in the Media

The media and television today are some of the main causes of islamophobia amongst the general public. The biased coverage and negative portrayal of...
Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC

Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC

"Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC" When Sayfullo Saipov used a truck to kill eight civilians, New York City’s sixteen-year hiatus from terrorism ended.  As...
Defining Islamophobia

Defining Islamophobia

"Defining Islamophobia" Introduction A definition is not a magic spell. Defining Islamophobia will not by itself end Islamophobia. What is needed is not a detailed legal...
Othering Islam and Muslims in America

Othering Islam and Muslims in America

Since its founding, the United States of America has constantly struggled to define its identity and to classify who belongs and who are the...
Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!

Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!

"Humanizing the human is dehumanizing!" The proclivity of governments and civil society institutions across the globe to engage the Muslim subject has created a set...
Accusing Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism is nothing but thinly veiled Islamophobia

Accusing Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism is nothing but thinly veiled Islamophobia

"Accusing Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism is nothing but thinly veiled Islamophobia" Bernie Sanders is the first Jewish American to have a real chance of becoming...
Indian Nationalism, Islamophobia and the Kashmir Question

Indian Nationalism, Islamophobia and the Kashmir Question

Every other Politician, Media Panelist and Editorial piece would claim Kashmir as an “integral part” of India, but alas every “Kashmiri” is a suspected...