At the conclusion of a campaign season marred by Islamaphobic flash-points, how will politicians' increasing scapegoating of Muslim communities play out on the national and international political stage?
In the George W. Bush years, there was little political capital in scapegoating Muslims. Now, apparently, there's a lot.
The upstart energy of the Tea Party is beginning to coalesce with the organizing savvy of the religious right—and putting the force of religious zeal behind the Tea Party’s anti-government fanaticism.
A rally in opposition to the proposed Islamic center in lower Manhattan marred what should have been a day of remembrance and reflection with disturbing outbursts of racism and misogyny.
Nine years after 9/11, hatred of Islam has infected many Americans. How else can we explain the opposition to an Islamic community center two blocks away from where the attacks took place?
The irrational attack on Muslims everywhere by the GOP’s leadership is not only deeply subversive with regard to the American ideal of religious tolerance but also poses a profound threat to our national security.
Our country has a strong pattern of losing its mind over issues that later turn out to be insignificant.
Why did American televangelist Pat Robertson make a mining deal with accused war criminal and deposed Liberian President Charles Taylor?
There is a distinct creepiness to the controversy now raging around a proposed Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan.