Upholding Trump’s Ban: Danger Ahead

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by James J. Zogby The Supreme Court decision upholding the Trump Administration’s infamous “Muslim ban” will have consequences far beyond its restriction on visas for nationals from the affected countries. Of the greatest concern is the validation it has given… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Muslim Ban: Thanks to Supreme Court Decision, Bogus Polling, and AIPAC Funding

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by Eli Clifton In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court today upheld the White House’s controversial decision to impose limits on travel from several Muslim majority countries. Coverage of the decision will, no doubt, frame the court’s ruling as a… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu and Trump: A Shared Focus on Terrorism

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by Naomi Dann Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit with President Trump at the White House this week. It will be a true meeting of minds. Both leaders are bombastic and rely on false claims, fear-mongering, and stereotypes to… Continue Reading  

Letter from 100-Plus National Security Leaders on Refugee Executive Order

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by Madeleine Albright, Janet Napolitano, Susan Rice, and others January 30, 2017 The Honorable John F. Kelly Secretary Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036 The Honorable Sally Yates Acting Attorney General Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania… Continue Reading  

How Islamophobes and “Alternative Facts” Shaped Trump’s Muslim Ban

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by Eli Clifton The White House’s temporary ban on visitors from seven Muslim majority countries threw the Trump administration into its first constitutional conflict over the weekend when multiple federal judges blocked parts of the executive order. Media attention has… Continue Reading