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  

Wilders in Cleveland

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by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s GOP convention will, no doubt, contain many firsts. The list of speakers seems to change by the hour, and people brandishing open-carry firearms have already been spotted outside the convention complex. But perhaps the oddest… Continue Reading  

The Jewish Communal Fund Invests in Islamophobia

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by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. brought an outcry from across the political spectrum. The idea that the leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination could propose a policy of outright discrimination based… Continue Reading