Jon Letman interviews Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) about drones, U.S. militarism in Africa, and the portrayal of Muslims in the U.S. media.
The African American Resource Center at Howard University will be presenting John Feffer, co-director of IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus project, to discuss his book examining the resurgence of anti-Islamic sentiment in the West and its global implications.
These days, membership in the European Union comes with no guarantees.
The deeper reason for the heated response from the Muslim world is not so much Western rhetoric but Western policy.
Obama opponents have carefully shifted the debate from Obama being Muslim to Obama acting Muslim.
Recent murders in France, Florida, and California are all linked to a new enclosure movement.
Politicians indulge in anti-Islamic sentiment with near impunity.
Better dead than Mohammed.
In a TLC show, Muslims amply demonstrate that they're ordinary, mainstream Americans. Now it's time for the rest of us to do the same by standing up to the Islamophobes.
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.