Theresa May is kind of dangerous: Britain’s new prime minister has a nasty Islamophobia problem

Conversative Party's May has driven extreme policies that surveil and criminalize Muslims, migrants and refugees SARAH LAZARE, ALTERNET Now that the Conservative Party’s Theresa May has officially become the next prime minister of Britain, much of the media coverage is focusing on her “unpredictability,” “resolve” and,unfortunately, her favorite style of shoes. But as the United Kingdom …

Peace-Forum: US at war with an imaginary Islam: Lies, propaganda and the real story of America and the Muslim world

American propaganda exaggerates the power and moral depravity of the Islamic enemy, in the service of our empire Excerpted from "One Islam, Many Muslim Worlds: Spirituality, Identity and Resistance Across Islamic Lands" The United States is at war with a very different, mythic Islam of its own making that has nothing at all to do …

Who are Behind the $57 Million Network Fueling Islamophobia in the U.S ?

TOP FUNDERS The eight donors that contributed $57 million to the Islamophobia network between 2001 and 2012. A small group of foundations and wealthy donors serve as the lifeblood of the Islamophobia network in the United States. They provide critical funding to a clutch of right-wing think tanks and misinformation experts who peddle hate and …

Profiles In Inclusiveness – Those Helping Fight against Islamophobia

Some individuals, institutions and groups deserve recognition for their outstanding contributions to pushing back against Islamophobic trends. This list is neither comprehensive nor offered in any specific order. However, those listed below do deserve particular credit for their contributions to American pluralism.   The “My Jihad” Campaign A public education campaign launched in December 2012, …

The Thwarting of Catholic Reform 

The Thwarting of Catholic Reform February 12, 2013 From the Archive: Pope Benedict XVI’s abdication ends the career of a Catholic intellectual who understood the need for Church reform  but joined with John Paul II and other conservatives to protect an autocratic system that failed to stop pedophile priests or meet the needs of the faithful, …

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Islamphobia.wordpress.com Islamophobia is  the prejudice against, hatred or fear of Islam or Muslims. The term seems to date back to the late 1980s, but came into common usage after the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States to refer to types of political dialogue that appeared prejudicially resistant to pro-Islamic argument. In 1997, the …

Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

There is an unspoken, yet very clear, bond between Hollywood and the US government that overtly supports US foreign policy. The movie industry in Hollywood has been active in hiding US war crimes and sanitizing the US military campaigns in NATO-garrisoned Afghanistan, Anglo-American occupied Iraq, and elsewhere in the world. Moreover, the dominance of Hollywood …