Islamophobia

Day of Reckoning for the ‘Most Popular Politician on Earth’

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Moon Jae-in

Americans more likely than Europeans to stand up against anti-Semitism, experts say

Children look out from a doorway as armed soldiers patrol outside a school in the Jewish quarter of the Marais district in Paris, Jan. 13, 2015. …

Jewish Culture

Inside the Dysfunctional Relationship of Donald Trump and Theresa May

When Theresa May returned to the grandeur of the British Embassy on Washington’s Massachusetts Avenue in January last year, her aides had no idea how …

Business

In Davos, a Club Trump Has Revered and Resented Finally Opens Its Doors

DAVOS, Switzerland — By any measure, he made a lot of money, the kid from Queens, maybe not as much as he boasted, but a fortune. And yet the chip on his shoulder was at least as big as his bank account. Never accepted, never respected, he remained on the outside pressing his nose against the …

Politics

Long Island School Board Votes Against Adding Muslim Holidays To Calendar

<b>HEWLETT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) —</b> A Long Island school board has voted against adding two Muslim holidays to its calendar.<p>Some question whether an …

Eid al-Adha

Hijabs sexualise little girls and school heads are right to ban them

I am the only adult woman in my family who does not wear the Islamic headscarf, the hijab. And 20 years ago, that statement would have caused people …

Religion

Number of Anti-Muslim groups in US increased three-fold since Trump launched his Presidential campaign, say experts

The number of anti-Muslim groups has trebled since Donald Trump launched his bid for White House, experts have said.<p>Against the backdrop of a highly …

Islam

At Davos, Will Trump Miss His Chance to Repair America's Image?

President Donald Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week. In a typical administration, the National Security …

Donald Trump

Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups, shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol

The Democratic leader in the Minnesota House wants a Republican colleague to rescind a speaking invitation because she says the speaker is an …

Islam

Rallies in Montreal to be held on anniversary of Quebec mosque shootings

Rallies against Islamophobia will be held in three Montreal neighbourhoods next Monday on the first anniversary of the Quebec City mosque …

Society

B.C. Muslims call for a day of remembrance and action

Local events planned in honour of one-year anniversary of Quebec City mosque massacre.<p>Anti-Islamophobia advocates are calling on British Columbians …

Islam

Maine Town Manager Fired for Anti-Muslim Comments Will Get $30,000 To Avoid Lawsuit

Tom Kawczynski, a town manager in Maine who was fired for posting anti-Muslim comments, will receive $30,000 to avoid a lawsuit, local outlets …

Islam

How it feels to be a Muslim in Trump’s America

“These were the most aggressive and physically threatening forms of racism I had faced since 9/11”.<p>Timing has never been my strong suit. I moved to …

Islam

The US Is Now Working With Europe To Try To "Fix" The Iran Nuclear Deal

On a visit to London, US secretary of state Rex Tillerson raised the prospect of a "side agreement" to address Donald Trump's concerns.<p>US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has raised hopes in Europe that the Iran nuclear deal can be saved, saying the US and EU powers were exploring how to "fix" …

World News

The BBC grooming terrorists?

When Breivik launched his deadly attack in Norway the BBC et al launched their own attack on ‘right-wing’ commentators blaming them for the killings …

Finsbury Park

Dear Democrats, you just don’t have a clue, do you?

Dear Democrats:<p>That was no government shutdown. It was a long weekend. It was a snow day.<p>Don’t get me wrong. I am no fan of shuttering the federal …

Opinion

Irked by Trump's policy and posturing, Europeans find ways to push back

European disapproval of American policy is nothing new. But the Trump administration has roused both European governments and citizens to action in a …

World Economic Forum

Town manager in Maine fired after anti-Muslim comments revealed

A town manager in Maine who reportedly said Islam was "not compatible with Western culture" has been fired.<p>Thomas Kawcynzki was ousted as town …

Islam

Travel Ban 3.0 Heads to the Supreme Court: Win or Lose the Battle, the Resistance is Winning the War

Posted in: Constitutional Law<p>Just days after his inauguration last year, Donald Trump took action to fulfill his campaign promise of “a total and …

Law

Monday's Mini-Report, 1.22.18

Today’s edition of quick hits:<p>* The latest school shooting: “A teenage girl was wounded at a Texas high school Monday morning after a 16-year-old …

U.S. Department of Justice

Theresa May will meet Donald Trump at World Economic Forum in Davos

Theresa May will meet Donald Trump at the Work Economic Forum in Davos, Number 10 confirmed today.<p>Mrs May is set to deliver a speech to the elite …

Donald Trump

Narendra Modi at Davos

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first to visit the World Economic Forum in more than twenty years, used his opening plenary address to …

International Relations

Suspect in London Mosque Attack Had Contact With Far-Right Groups

LONDON — A British man accused of killing a worshiper and injuring several others when he rammed a van into a congregation of Muslims leaving a London mosque last year had been in contact with far-right groups before the attack, prosecutors said at his trial on Tuesday.<p>The BBC reported that the …

World News

Trump's anger towards Theresa May could cost UK post-Brexit trade deals

"The relationship has soured. You don't have to be a genius to see that."<p>Future trade relations between the United States and the post-Brexit United …

Brexit

A Muslim in America reflects on Trump's first year in office

Mr Donald Trump's inauguration took place on a Friday, the weekly holy day for Muslims. I'd been dreading it: We would have a new president, one who …

Opinion

A Fractured World: Nationalism vs. the Global Liberal Order

The global liberal order is holding up better than many feared a year ago.<p>In Europe, right-wing populists lost elections to the establishment in the Netherlands, Austria and France. U.S. President Donald Trump has prioritized traditional conservative causes like tax cuts over protectionism.<p>But …

Economy

SAG Awards 2018: James Franco Is Slated to Attend

The Screen Actors Guild Awards often forecast Oscar winners, but tonight’s ceremony may well be overshadowed by controversies swirling around two nominees.<p>James Franco, who is up for best lead actor for his performance in “The Disaster Artist,” was recently accused of sexually inappropriate …

The Arts

4 Women on How They Changed Their Lives After Trump

This time last year, many of us were unsure what to do with our feelings when Donald Trump was officially sworn into office. We marched, protested, …

Donald Trump

PA Congressman pushes baseless conspiracy theory about Vegas shooting and ISIS on Fox News

It was something of an eventful weekend in political news, what with the start of a government shutdown, heavily-attended Women’s Marches all over …

Liberal View

World Digest: Jan. 22, 2018

GERMANY<p>SPD leader wants to renegotiate issues<p>The leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) said Monday that he wanted to renegotiate key issues agreed to in a coalition blueprint with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives after his party narrowly approved the start of formal coalition …

Martin Schulz