Tavis Smiley introduces Ayaan Hirsi Ali to well deserved T.V. Truth moment. The Right-Wing blogosphere goes hysterical calling him every name in the book.
Archive | May, 2010
From the realm of truly terrible ideas comes this: Parts of Europe suddenly seem enthralled with banning the burqa and niqab, Islamic attire that hides the face.
A U.S. soldier is being investigated for posting a video in which he taunts Iraqi children, calling them “terrorists”. Is there a problem of Islamophobia in the military?
The couple, Sunkara and Swapna were from different castes, which in the eyes of their fellow villagers meant death by stoning.
Pamela Geller is getting all sorts of media attention these days for a number of her anti-Muslim campaigns, but is the coverage missing her Islamophobia?
A radical right-wing preacher murdered two police officers and injured two others for stopping him for a traffic violation. What if he were Muslim?
Islamophobes denigrate the Quran while instinctively explaining away far more challenging ethical problems to be found within their own scriptures.
Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, in response to a young woman asking if she can enter politics, has banned women from voting. What if he were Muslim?
So-called paranoid conspiracies in the Muslim world are often based more in fact than our derision of them, says Glenn Greenwald (I seriously love this guy!).
Michael Patrick King’s exquisitely tone-deaf movie is cinematic Viagra for Western cultural imperialists who still ignorantly and inaccurately paint the entire Middle East (and Iran) as a Kubla Khan in desperate need of liberation from ignorant, backward natives.
The planned Brentwood Mosque has been defeated amidst a strong atmosphere of Islamophobia, reflective of growing Islamophobia.
Rand Paul, son of Ron Paul and a tea party candidate was in a whole heap of trouble over his comments about the Civil Rights Act but what may be even intriguing is the influence of Christian Reconstructionism on his beliefs.
Sex and the City 2 is “blatantly anti-Muslim” and “condescending to Arab women”, according to early reviews of the movie.