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The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us—it has been intermittently present in mainstream media and political discourse since the attacks of 9/11. But the idea that radical Islam is responsible for many troubles in America is less a reality than an idea, a myth that serves to unify Americans against a perceived common enemy. In 2018 so far, 10,391 people in the United States have died from gunshot wounds. Zero have died from terrorist attacks.

The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us – the false...

the false dichotomy an american precedent for the radical outsider BY CAROLINE RIBET , ILLUSTRATED BY RÉMY POISSON n October 31, 2017, a person drove a pickup truck onto a...

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
A video posted to Facebook allegedly showing the aftermath of the car attack outside a mosque in London, England. FACEBOOK/SAMIR HAIDARI

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer

Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison

Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 70-year-old man suspected of planning to carry out a mass shooting at...
Readers React: Islam remains misunderstood 17 years after 9/11

Readers React: Islam remains misunderstood 17 years after 9/11

Since the 2016 election, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there has been an increase in hate groups in the U.S. due to the...
Washington DC, Grand Hyatt, hotel entrance

Hyatt Hotels defends hosting anti-Muslim hate group (ACT for America), even as competitors shut...

The hotel chain even offered conference attendees discounted rates. Defying pleas and petitions urging Hyatt Hotels to not host to a well-documented, anti-Muslim hate group,...
Here Are 5 of the Most Disturbing Facts About Florida Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis

Here Are 5 of the Most Disturbing Facts About Florida Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ron...

By Alex Henderson / AlterNet In Florida’s August 28 gubernatorial primaries, Democrats and Republicans both went with non-establishment candidates. Democrats, in a major upset, nominated Andrew Gillum, the left-of-center mayor...
Florida GOP gubernatorial nominee was admin of racist Facebook group

Florida GOP gubernatorial nominee was admin of racist Facebook group

The group’s members have shared posts slamming Parkland shooting survivors and disparaging Black Lives Matter activists Florida’s Republican nominee for governor, Rep. Ron DeSantis, quit...
Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Far-right Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders on Thursday canceled a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that sparked protests in Pakistan. In a written statement Thursday night, Wilders,...
Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organized later this year...

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