American Islamophobia’s Fake Facts

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by Arnold R. Isaacs Anti-Muslim activists in the United States were operating in a “post-truth era” and putting out “alternative facts” long before those phrases entered the language. For the last decade they have been spreading provable falsehoods through their… Continue Reading  

Trump’s New War Cabinet

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by Shahed Ghoreishi On Thursday, President Trump moved one step closer to completing his preferred cabinet. General H.R. McMaster, whom Trump called boring, was replaced as national security advisor by ultra-hawk John Bolton. This is the same John Bolton who… Continue Reading  

Bannon Welcomed Islamophobes When CPAC Banned Them

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by Eli Clifton President Donald Trump’s senior advisor Stephen Bannon has spent the past two weeks consolidating power in the White House. He helped craft an executive order banning visitors from seven Muslim majority countries and, in an unusual appointment… Continue Reading  

John Bolton’s Cozy Relationship With Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Should Disqualify Him From Public Service

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by Eli Clifton This article was first published by the The Nation and was reprinted here with permission. Copyright The Nation.  Donald Trump is not known for his political tact, but time and again he has proven that the normal rules… Continue Reading  

Flynn’s Twitter Account Follows Racists and Conspiracy Theorists

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by Eli Clifton National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Gen. Michael T. Flynn has come under increasing fire. His personal Twitter account and his son’s promotion of Twitter-based conspiracy theories about Comet Pizza are prompting renewed scrutiny of President-elect Trump’s pick for… Continue Reading