Topic: Islam/Islamophobia

  • The fearleaders for war

    The rise of ISIS has been the excuse for politicians and the media to spew Islamphobia--as part of a campaign to win support for more war.

  • The "war on terror" on repeat

    If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

  • Justice denied for Ayyub Abdul-Alim

    A western Massachusetts man has been convicted in a farcical trial his defense says was government payback.

  • Trampling the rights of Muslims

    Law enforcement agencies should not be allowed to be judge, jury and executioner.

  • Holding the cyber-racists accountable

    Safe behind cyber-walls that protect their identity, some people feel free to spew bile, knowing they won't be held responsible.

  • Profiting off of Islamophobia

    Building on the intersection of racism and capital in the U.S. anti-Muslim hysteria has become a lucrative business for some.

  • Justice for Ayyub Abdul-Alim

    Supporters of Ayyub Abdul-Alim are organizing to win his freedom after law enforcement targeted the Muslim man.

  • The lies they tell about Islam

    The U.S. government's attitude toward Islam and Muslims has always depended first and foremost on its foreign policy objectives.

  • Balanced between solidarity and racism

    With the two suspects in the Marathon bombings killed or captured, Boston shows signs of both unity and bitter divisions.

  • The media's response to Boston

    In the struggle over how the mass media frame the news, the reactionaries and Islamophobes haven't won.

  • UC takes on Islamophobia

    Students at the University of California-Berkeley passed a resolution against Islamophobia at their school.

  • Murder by bigotry in NYC

    The death of a New York City commuter pushed in front of a train is the result of a culture poisoned by Islamophobia.

  • Solidarity against anti-Muslim hate

    Hundreds of people turned out to show solidarity with the Muslim community after an arson attack on the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo.

  • NYC forum on Islamophobia

    A meeting at the Alwan Center for the Arts in New York discussed the poisonous wave of Islamophobia in the U.S. and beyond.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.