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Potential alliances between British anti-Islam group and US Tea Party

Racist transnational alliances could infiltrate our US government. The English Defense League – which warns that Islamic fundamentalism will soon engulf Britain and which protests have sometimes turned into clashes with the police – is seeking alliances with some U.S. figures taking a similar Islamophobic stance. Figures like Rabbi Nachum Shifren, a long-shot Republican candidate […]


European Islamophobia finds a home in the U.S.

Check out Reza Aslan’s commentary on NPR: It offers insights into racist groups succeeding in marginalizing Muslims in Europe now exporting that Islamophobia to America. The fear is that this may lead to the same kind of radicalization among Muslim youth in the U.S. that we’ve seen in Europe. It has already played into […]