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A proposed French bill says so. But, strictly speaking, there can be no such thing as blasphemy within the terms of secular public order.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Nadia Marzouki
At a moment when the call to abolish police and prisons is louder than ever, we should also demand an end to counterterrorism, which functions largely to ensnare people of color.
Our best writing from our archives on why torture is not the same thing as interrogation.
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Amidst chants of “send her back,” it’s clear that we need a more just conception of citizenship—one that abolishes the distinction between “natural” and naturalized citizens.
Under the guise of fighting hate speech, the ADL has a long history of wielding its moral authority to attack Arabs, blacks, and queers.
For too long we have acquiesced to Islamophobic government policies. The cost of our silence is now clear.
Amna Akbar, Jeanne Theoharis
Calling the nations subjected to the ban Muslim is sloppy, misguided, and dangerous.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
Islamophobia is a shared project of the Democrat and Republican parties, long preceding the rise of white nationalism and Trump.
John Bowen, Aziz Rana
Richard Dawkins is under attack—at least if the recent tide of opinion pieces targeting him is
Anti-Arab and anti-Muslim sentiment has cost the United States and the West a number of business opportunities.
Exaggerated fears about Muslims misread history and misunderstand multiculturalism’s aims.
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David Theo Goldberg
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