I have a new essay up at Heathwood Press as part of their special series on Crisis Capitalism and Creeping Fascism – Bigotry, Racism, and the Rise… Read more "Elements of Islamophobia: The State, Class and Capital"
American religious history is a vicious beast. Americans know how to demonize the other. A look at the historical record makes today's Islamophobia feel lightweight by comparison… Read more "Bigotry Towards the Other Islam of America: Mormonism"
Right now in America, Islamophobia is worse than it was immediately following 9/11. Since the election of President Obama, hate groups have expanded, and American Muslims report… Read more "Interfaith Justice and Islamophobia in America: Lecture at Eastern Mennonite University"
The debate around the Ground Zero Islamic Center has unleashed a flurry of fear-provoking rhetoric, initiated by a small, but concerted cottage industry of anti-Muslim activists. This… Read more "Turning Attention Onto the Hater: How Social Psychology Can Help Explain Extreme Prejudice Towards Muslims"
Since 9/11, interfaith dialogue in America has experienced a series of major shifts, mainly away from shared study, prayer and clergy-to-clergy dialogue towards community service, social justice… Read more "Interfaith Dialogue / Stereotypes of Islam and Muslims"