Rural America Would Benefit From More Muslim Families

Rural America Would Benefit From More Muslim Families

"Rural America Would Benefit From More Muslim Families" Days before the 12th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, 40 members of the San Angelo,...
Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism

Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism

"Kicking Islamophobia: France, the World Cup & the enduring Problem of Racism" Let me admit something before starting these lines of thought. Like most soccer games before, I...
Countering Violent Extremism Coming to a Church Near You

Countering Violent Extremism Coming to a Church Near You

"Countering Violent Extremism Coming to a Church Near You" On March 22, 2016, I was invited to participate on a House Congressional briefing on countering...
What year is it? 1933!

What Year is it? 1933!

America’s 2016 Presidential election has drawn parallels to a bygone period of history that dates back to the 1930’s. In the 1930’s Germany’s marginalized...
Foundations promoting 'brand Israel' also funding Islamophobia

Foundations promoting ‘brand Israel’ also funding Islamophobia

"Foundations promoting 'brand Israel' also funding Islamophobia" What do Canary Mission, far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, Robert Spencer's and Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense Initiative...
When Indian Muslims are asked to give “Hate” a chance

When Indian Muslims are asked to give “Hate” a chance

The 2014 elections in India brought the icon of the Hindutva Brigade Narendra Modi to power and the immediate effect was a wave of...

Norway: The unholy alliance between ‘secular Muslims’ & far-right Islamophobic activists

By Sindre Bangstad, Researcher, KIFO (Institute For Church, Religion and Worldview Research), Oslo, Norway. A recent court case relating to anti-discrimination laws in Norway cast...
The Many Faces of Islamophobia

The Multiple Faces of Islamophobia

  Any discussion of Islamophobia today has to depart from a discussion about the cartography of power of the “world-system” for the past 518 years....
China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps

"China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps" Rwanda. East Timor. Myanmar. The world has a cruel habit of ignoring humanitarian disasters until it's...
The Geography of Islamophobia

The Geography of Islamophobia

"The Geography of Islamophobia" Just months after the brutal murder of American Muslim Nabra Hassanen, who was assaulted and killed in June 2017 in Virginia, it...