Tag Archives: Islamophobic

Muslim Women Covering Faces Find Greater Acceptance Among Coronavirus Masks

Many people unused to wearing masks find it difficult to convey emotions or pick up on social cues. But niqab-wearing women know that face coverings don’t prevent effective communication.

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Don’t Give ISIL the Islamophobia it Wants

Destruction of the “gray zone” — the space in which one can be both Muslim and Western, or Muslim and democratic — is the very purpose of ISIL and its ilk. Therefore, Europeans would be giving these terrorists a great service if they help destroy that gray zone, by following their own far-right.

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Carson’s Islamophobia Isn’t Just Hateful…

The purported theological and legal logic shoring up Carson’s claims is muddled at best, and completely nonsensical at worst.

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Europe’s Coming Battle

Forget the false frame of the West versus Islam. It’s not historically or conceptually accurate, and the two are basically on the same side against the crimes of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. The real battle is over the soul of Europe. And the far right is rallying like it’s 1099.

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Beyond Sydney Siege

The 16-hour hostage situation at Lindt Café in Martin Place at Sydney's busy Financial District came to an end but coverage of the siege continues to bring the best and worst of mainstream and social media in Australia.

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