Islam

Start Making Sense: The GOP’s Gun Problem

Start Making Sense: The GOP’s Gun Problem Start Making Sense: The GOP’s Gun Problem

On this week’s podcast, Laila Lalami on ISIS and American Muslims, Joan Walsh on our distorted gun politics, and Amy Wilentz and Tom Lutz on Chernobyl.

Dec 10, 2015 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

Paul Ryan

How Paul Ryan Aids and Abets Donald Trump How Paul Ryan Aids and Abets Donald Trump

So what if Ryan disagrees with Trump on some issues? What matters is Ryan's commitment to back Trump if he’s nominated.

Dec 9, 2015 / John Nichols

The Truth About American Muslims

The Truth About American Muslims The Truth About American Muslims

People like Donald Trump are engaging in the kind of reckless demagoguery that only encourages discrimination and violence against our Muslim neighbors.

Dec 8, 2015 / Joshua Holland

Clinton’s Biggest Donor: ‘More Scrutiny’ for Muslims

Clinton’s Biggest Donor: ‘More Scrutiny’ for Muslims Clinton’s Biggest Donor: ‘More Scrutiny’ for Muslims

Billionaire Haim Saban walked it back. But did he mean it?

Nov 23, 2015 / Ali Gharib

Muslims Have Been Living in America Since Before the Revolutionary War

Muslims Have Been Living in America Since Before the Revolutionary War Muslims Have Been Living in America Since Before the Revolutionary War

Donald Trump’s proposals to shutter mosques and surveil Muslims are not about public safety—they’re about heinous stereotyping rooted in ignorance and cruelty.

Nov 20, 2015 / John Nichols

Indian Premier Jawaharlal Nehru (left) and Vietminh President Ho Chi Min in Hanoi, October 18, 1954. (AP)

Michael Walzer, Revolutionologist Michael Walzer, Revolutionologist

The political theorist’s new book on national liberation can’t answer one key question: Why have those words become obsolete?

Nov 18, 2015 / Books & the Arts / Thomas Meaney

Democrats Are Right—We’re Not At War With ‘Radical Islam’

Democrats Are Right—We’re Not At War With ‘Radical Islam’ Democrats Are Right—We’re Not At War With ‘Radical Islam’

Magic words won’t defeat Islamic terrorism. Sound analysis is important.

Nov 17, 2015 / Joshua Holland

Serbia Migrants

Bush and Cruz Want to Use Religious Tests to Bar Refugees From the US Bush and Cruz Want to Use Religious Tests to Bar Refugees From the US

The candidates’ proposals are immoral, un-American, and unconstitutional.

Nov 17, 2015 / John Nichols

Muslims pray on Madison Avenue

Here We Go Again? Muslim Americans Brace for a Backlash After Paris Here We Go Again? Muslim Americans Brace for a Backlash After Paris

Muslim, Arab, and South Asian activists already see a far-too-familiar pattern in the US reaction—but also some signs of progress.

Nov 16, 2015 / Deepa Iyer

ISIL

What I Discovered From Interviewing Imprisoned ISIS Fighters What I Discovered From Interviewing Imprisoned ISIS Fighters

They’re drawn to the movement for reasons that have little to do with belief in extremist Islam.

Oct 21, 2015 / Lydia Wilson

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