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Islamophobia news and analysis from The Nation
September 9, 2021
How the War on Terror Created the “Muslim American”
Before 9/11, Muslims were just another of this country’s many religious groups. After, they became a targeted, racialized minority.
May 19, 2021
AIPAC Targets Ilhan Omar
The pro-Israel lobbying group is running ads associating the Minnesota representative with Hamas.
May 18, 2021
Meet the Woman Who Would Transform the Nation’s Most Powerful DA’s Office
The Manhattan district attorney’s office is a vital cog in New York City’s vast incarceration machine. Tahanie Aboushi is running to change that.
May 6, 2021
Liz Cheney Is Not Your Friend
Just because she’s not getting along with Trump and Kevin McCarthy doesn’t make the current Cheney any less of a vitriol-spewing extremist.
January 11, 2021
No, We Do Not Need New Anti-Terrorism Laws to Combat Right-Wing Extremists
In the wake of the storming of the Capitol, many people have begun calling to expand the War on Terror. This would be a grave error.
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October 2, 2020
This Election, Young Muslim Voters Aren’t Staying Silent
After experiencing years of rampant Islamophobia growing up in the aftermath of 9/11, young Muslim voters want to make sure their voices are heard.
September 15, 2020
The Incantatory Power of Ayad Akhtar and Shahzia Sikander
The two artistic geniuses—a novelist and a visual artist—discuss US politics, Islamophobia, and their recent work.
July 27, 2020
Trump’s Secret Police Have Never Been a Secret to Brown People
The Department of Homeland Security, now menacing Portland, has been terrorizing Muslims, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations since its inception.
May 25, 2020
In New Zealand, David Confronts 2 Goliaths
The country’s effective handling of the coronavirus was prefigured by its dramatic response to a right-wing murder spree.
March 5, 2020
Those Shoes Were Made by a Uighur Detainee
China forces Muslim minorities to produce materials that may be used by Nike, Uniqlo, Zara, and other retail giants. It’s time for the fashion industry to talk about divestment.
Jasmin Malik Chua