We now know what everyone has long suspected, write Robert McCaw and Justin Sadowsky — the so-called terrorist watchlist is essentially a list of Muslim names.
9/11: Why Americans Were Never Told Why They Were Attacked
When Western media discusses terrorism against the West, such as 9/11, the motive is almost always left out, even when the terrorists state they are avenging longstanding Western violence in the Muslim world, reports Joe Lauria.
THE ANGRY ARAB: France’s Islam Problem
For Macron to speak of a “crisis in Islam” is to pass judgment on a religion of 1.5 billion people and on individual Muslims, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
ELECTION 2020: The Rise of the Council for National Policy and Who is Behind It
Max Blumenthal discloses the membership of this secretive, right-wing Christian powerhouse, before which Trump previewed his RNC acceptance address.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Why Ilhan Omar is a Dangerous Woman for the US
Washington doesn’t like its Muslims or Arabs to take pride in their heritage or oppose the Israeli occupation, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Meaning Behind the Republican Bile
There has been little inspirational about the U.S. presidential race, especially on the Republican side where insults have replaced argument and bigotry has become a cheap currency for winning over voters, but there are also significant lessons in this debased…
How the World Views US ‘Clown Show’
Some Americans may be amused by the “clown show” that is modern U.S. politics, particularly the Republican presidential race. But the crude insults and gross bigotry are seen around the world, reducing the appeal of democracy and turning more people against…
Selective Outrage on ‘Terrorism’
America’s view of “terrorism” is distorted by politics and bias, with intense hostility toward the Islamic variety but with much more tolerance of other forms, such as Cuban “anti-communist” violence and right-wing extremist murders, as underscored by a new study examined…
Anti-Islam Hate in City of Brotherly Love
Though the First Amendment protected the right of American Nazis to march through Jewish neighborhoods of Skokie, Illinois, in 1978, the provocation was universally condemned. Now, an Islamophobic group is posting Muslim-bashing ads on Philadelphia buses, notes Lawrence Davidson.
A ‘Free Press’ and Double Standards
The Western reaction to last week’s terror attacks in Paris has been rife with double standards as U.S. and European politicians and pundits reinvent themselves as purists on freedom of the press and compound the hypocrisy by ignoring the longstanding…