Sen. Patrick Leahy: If we can afford wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we can help victims of Hurricane Irene

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) was interviewed on PBS NewsHour today about how his home state of Vermont is dealing with the massive damage caused by Hurricane Irene. When asked how aid is reaching towns that have been completely cut off… Continue Reading  

Neocon Blogger Cherry Picks Pew Report Data To Dismiss Islamophobia

Posted by arrangement with Think Progress Neoconservative blogger Ed Lasky takes issue with the Center For American Progress’s new report — “Fear, Inc.” — documenting the Islamophobia industry in America. He cites a Reuters write-up of a Pew poll surveying… Continue Reading  

Meet an Islamophobia Network Donor: The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation serves as a legacy for brothers Lynde and Harry, co-founders of the Allen-Bradley Company, and contributed $5.37 million to the Islamophobia network tracked in our new report, Fear… Continue Reading  

Facts vs. Fiction and the MEK’s PR Campaign

In 1994, the U.S. Department of State produced a comprehensive report exposing the Mujahideen-e-khalq (MEK) for what it is — an exiled Iranian fringe group with a record of terrorism, violence, political opportunism and the abuse of its own members.… Continue Reading  

Perry, Like Bush In 2000, Promises No ‘Military Adventurism’

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Texas Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry finally laid out his foreign policy platform and, in doing so, attempted to set himself apart from both the neoconservative foreign policy of George W. Bush… Continue Reading