Tag: Islamophobia

Trump Launches Bullshit Islamophobic Attack on Ilhan Omar Claiming She Danced on 9/11

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Donald Trump is a liar. Donald Trump is racist. Trump is also a Republican. He is a stupid, xenophobic, Islamophobic, white nationalist who enjoys tweeting, inciting hate and making shit up. While this may sound like a condemnation of the marmalade-skinned, white supremacist simpleton currently occupying the White House, he […]

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Ilhan Omar Responds to 9/11 Victim Who Questioned Her Patriotism

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar once again clarified her remarks about 9/11 on Sunday, days after a family member of a 9/11 victim alluded to the Muslim congresswoman at a remembrance ceremony. Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation, Omar was asked by host Margaret Brennan if she knew why people would find remarks she made about […]

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British White Supremacist Behind the “Punish a Muslim” Campaign Was Just Sentenced to 12 years in Prison

LONDON — A British white supremacist who terrorized the UK by sending hundreds of letters urging people to kill Muslims was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Tuesday. David Parnham, a 36-year-old IT systems analyst from Lincoln, admitted to 15 offenses — including soliciting murder, and hoaxes involving noxious substances and bombs — […]

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In Death Threat Against Ilhan Omar, Writer Vows to Shoot Congresswoman at Minnesota State Fair

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Dogged by death threats and public attacks, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar revealed in a chilling Twitter post on Wednesday why she requires a security detail. “I hate that we live in a world where you have to be protected from fellow humans. I hated it as a child living through […]

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Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired

Photo: iStock It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critique. Twitter Has a Serious Harassment and Abuse Problem but Doesn’t Seem to […]

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Who Owns the Crusades?

Is there a historical episode less understood by the general public and more urgently in need of clarification than the Crusades? To some on the right, the Crusades prefigured the modern wars that have been cast as “civilizational” clashes, such as the so-called war on terrorism. That stereotype relies upon a yet broader myth, an […]

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YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to ‘Tackle Hate’

Photo: iStock For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opportunity for racists, homophobes and elected officials to assail our peace of mind […]

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