Let’s Stop Hating on Islam

“Donald Trump seeks 'expedited' hearing on Muslim ban” [Al Jazeera] “Conservative media call for internment of Muslims following London attacks” [Salon] “To Arabs, Trump is just America without its mask” [Star Tribune] ---- Those are just a few of the many titles I read every day about Islam and Muslims. Don’t even get me started [...]

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The Price of “Freedom” and “Equality” in America: the Racism Inherent in National Security

During the past couple of years a number of horrific events – most notably, the police shootings/killings of black citizens – have brought the issue of institutional racism to the forefront of mainstream politics and social life, leading many to admit that it is certainly one of the most deep-rooted and violent features of American [...]