Topic: Islam/Islamophobia

  • Clinging to hateful stereotypes

    "Islam" and "Arabs" seem to only appear in the mainstream media these days when the subject is about violence or terrorism.

  • The real battle is against U.S. imperialism

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists analyze the wave of violent protests outside U.S. embassies and bases over a racist film.

  • Cutting through the anti-Muslim propaganda

    The media's coverage of protests over a vile Islamophobic film in Muslim majority countries is full of caricatures and lies.

  • Desatando una ola de odio

    Los crímenes de odio anti-islámicos están en aumento--gracias a la ponzoñosa retórica racista de la derecha y la "guerra contra el terror" dirigida contra los países musulmanes.

  • Sentenced for standing up to anti-Muslim hate

    Michael Williams was sentenced to 90 days earlier this month for the "crime" of defending two Muslim teenagers from racist epithets.

  • Unleashing a wave of hate

    Islamophobic hate crimes are on the rise, thanks to the virulently racist rhetoric of the right and the "war on terror" that targets Muslim countries.

  • They agree on Islamophobia

    Progressives focus on the most rabid anti-Muslim bigots, while giving liberal Islamophobia a pass—but all forms of racism should be called out.

  • Temple unites against Islamophobia

    Temple University students and their allies demonstrated against a conference featuring several notorious Islamophobes.

  • The NYPD's war on Muslims

    New reports reveal that the New York Police Department's program of spying on Muslims has reached far beyond New York City.

  • Islamophobes in blue

    New York City cops were shown a racist film as part of "training"--a sign of the depths of anti-Muslim bigotry in the NYPD.

  • The Islamophobic warriors

    A phalanx of openly racist anti-Muslim bigots has started to gain a hearing in the mainstream over the last year and a half.

  • How the right fueled Breivik’s hate

    Many on the right share Anders Breivik’s antipathy for a society based on cross-cultural tolerance and understanding.

  • The King of scapegoating

    It's hard to think of a cruder peddler of prejudice today than Republican congressman Peter King of New York.

  • Resisting Islamophobia and war

    Two leading activists talk about building an alliance of Muslims, labor and the antiwar movement ahead of this weekend's antiwar mobilizations.

  • An incitement to violence

    Several days of rioting that claimed at least 30 lives in Afghanistan were sparked by news that a Florida pastor burned a Koran.

  • The anti-Muslim scapegoaters

    The bigots who seek to exploit economic and social uncertainty to spread a message of hate and fear against Muslims must be confronted.

  • Peter King's witch-hunt hearing

    The comparison between today's anti-Muslim hysteria and the 1950s McCarthy era got more literal with Peter King's congressional hearing last week.

  • Protesting King's witch-hunt

    Hundreds rallied in Times Square to protest the Islamophobic hearings led by Republican Long Island congressman Peter King.

  • NYC speak-out against hate

    Youth and social service organizations are focusing attention on the daily harassment and violence that Muslims face.

  • Living in fear of the government

    The FBI's targeting of Muslims has left many people in the community frightened, but Bay Area activists are organizing a challenge.

  • Islamophobia Inc.

    An entire industry dedicated to anti-Muslim bigotry has sprung up since 9/11--and it's big business for a motley assortment of racists and reactionaries.

  • Fire Juan Williams? You bet.

    Would there be any question about NPR's decision if Williams had expressed similar sentiments toward any other religion?

  • Fighting Islamophobes at Temple

    Fifty protesters turned out to protest notorious Islamophobes Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer at Philadelphia's Temple University.

  • Fight against bigotry continues in NYC

    Activists in New York are continuing the fight against Islamophobia on the heels of a successful action against bigotry on September 11.

  • Threat of the far right in Europe

    Europe is providing a mirror of what can happen in U.S. politics if the Tea Partiers and Islamophobes aren't pushed back.