Last Wednesday the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released a weeks-old video
of an incident that took place outside a fundraiser held in Yorba Linda, California. Muslim families who gathered to raise money for the poor, including a women's shelter, were harassed and taunted by protesters. The graphic and hate-filled nature of the protesters'...
Mary Slossen, a fellow at the USC Annenberg School for Communication Journalism blogs at their site, The Scoop
, that recently proposed government hearings on the radicalization of American Muslim communities will only hinder the established cooperation these communities have with law enforcement groups, both local and federal. In addition to needlessly singling out Muslim...
Slate gives us a don't-miss slideshow
of Mubarak's biggest U.S. fans. Gawker tallies up the conspiracy theories
Hosni Mubarak didn't contrive his I'm the preventer of chaos
reality all alone. The tyrannical dictator of Egypt, who today told ABC's Christiane Amanpour
that he'd love to step down but can't, has for three decades been appreciated (both politically and financially
) by the West for what he is not: another critical voice...
MoJo‘s Tim Murphy does the Shari’ah in America round-up so we don’t have to.
A case of mistaken identity! An Arizona congregation of 800 has been saving for years to build a new house of worship. Now that the architectural structure is under way, they're under attack from local residents because, well, it's got a dome. And domes are Muslim, right? And Muslims are bad and dangerous,...
An "expose" on how Shari'ah is threatening America
is now out from The Center for Security Policy
, a neocon think tank founded by in 1988 by one of Reagan's Defense team, Frank Gaffney, Jr. Gaffney's hard to take seriously, particularly when he pens stuff like, "Will Obama Enforce Sharia Blasphemy Laws," (CSP site,...
By Daniel Schultz
It's a question I get asked a lot, and am sure to be asked more, now that The Book (Changing the Script: An Authentically Faithful and Authentically Progressive Political Theology for the 21st Century)
, is out.
Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. In fact, there isn’t even one answer. Instead, many...
This photo was taken yesterday by Jeremy Walton, assistant professor at NYU's Religious Studies Program, in downtown Manhattan where various groups gathered to protest a proposed community center or to march in support of it.
Akbar Ahmed is getting some praise
for his piece at Salon
that works to portray both Terry Jones and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf as men "adding fuel to the fire," both exhibiting an insensitivity to a "civil" society that's decided to make them media headlines.
Jones, you know by now
, planned to burn...
By Tariq al-Jamil
This article is part of an ongoing series that examines what Shari'ah is, how the media often get it wrong, and how it’s being used to create fear of Islam and Muslims and to justify continued military defense of “American values.”
There are multiple levels of historical misinformation that fuel the manifold...