May 28, 2019 |
Can Muslims in America Speak?
Attacks on congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, as well as Linda Sarsour, Omar Suleiman, Marc Lamont Hill and countless other Muslims in America and across Europe raise philosophical and political questions on whether Muslims can speak and do so where it counts the most. The problem is not in the ability to produce sounds…Islamophobia Muslims in America Race/Racism
April 2, 2019 |
Trump and Netanyahu and the One State: An Apartheid Zionist One!
On March 21st, 2019, Trump posted the following statement on Twitter: “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!” Trump’s unilateral recognition of Israel’s annexation of the Golan…Colonialism Muslims in America Palestine Race/Racism
March 26, 2019 | Middle East Eye
Why black voices matter on Palestine
In 1979, Andrew Young, the first African American ever appointed as a US ambassador to UN, was forced to resign due to the pressure mounted by pro-Israel groups on then President Carter. The Andrew Young episode demonstrated the increasing power of AIPAC and the centering of US-Israel relations at the expense of all other considerations including…Colonialism Muslims in America Palestine Race/Racism
March 11, 2019 |
“Private Mossad” on Campus and No One is Alarmed!
“Private Mossad for Hire” was the February 18th, 2019, headline of The New Yorker article, which detailed the operations of a private company set-up by “ex-agents” of the Israeli Mossad and operated freely in the United States. The article was written by Adam Entous and Ronan Farrow who received documents that pointed to the existence…Colonialism Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine Race/Racism
January 30, 2019 |
“News” and Trump’s Reality Show
Approximately three months ago, I stopped watching US news due to their never-ending focus on everything Trump but nothing else. We no longer have news, but a stream of talking heads is interviewing other streams of talking heads about Trump tweets and insults of the media that other talking heads are analyzing. Trump is running…Muslims in America Politics Race/Racism
December 18, 2018 |
CNN’s Firing of Marc Lamont Hill and Zionism’s “from the River to the Sea.”
On November 28, 2018, Professor Marc Lamont Hill, a Temple University Professor and a commentator for CNN, delivered a speech that Zionist and Israel’s supporters found objectionable for concluding with the following: “we have an opportunity to not just offer solidarity in words but to commit to political action, grassroots action, local action, and international…Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine Politics
December 10, 2018 |
Israel, BDS and Congresswomen-elect Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib
A week after the 2018 midterm election, Ilhan Omar, the newly elected U.S. Representative congresswoman for Minnesota 5th Congressional district, broke new political ground by expressing support for “the BDS movement.” Moreover, Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar expressed a readiness to oppose efforts that intend to criminalize people who participate in the movement by stating, “I do…Muslims in America Palestine Politics Race/Racism
November 26, 2018 |
The 2018 Midterm Elections and American Muslims’ Political Empowerment
American Muslim women have scored significant victories in the 2018 US Midterm elections with both Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from Minnesota and Michigan winning their seats for the US Congress. Indeed, the dust has begun to settle on the US midterm elections, and American Muslims over-all have registered some significant gains at all levels…Islamophobia Muslims in America Politics Race/Racism
November 23, 2018 |
Israel’s Lobby Inner-Workings in the US Exposed!
“Corporate level, enterprise-grade social media intelligence software” is the sophisticated tools used by Jacob Baime, executive director of Israel on Campus Coalition, to demonize and defame Palestine activists in the US and across college campuses. While the focus on Russia’s interference in US domestic affairs, the newly released documentary shows that Mr. Baime coordinates his…Colonialism Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine Politics
October 18, 2018 |
Jewish Federations and Diller Foundation Are Funding Islamophobia!
What does Canary Mission, far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, Robert Spencer’s and Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative or Stop Islamization of America, US Tea Party, and David Yerushalmi’s American Freedom Law Center all have in common? All are funded by various chapters of the mainstream Jewish Federations across the US and the SF Diller…Colonialism Islamophobia Muslims in America Palestine Politics Race/Racism