islamophobia-industry

Debunking the “80 Percent of Mosques in America” Myth

Debunking the “80 Percent of Mosques in America” Myth

On Tuesday night, American blogger Robert Spencer, who leads the anti-Muslim hate group AFDI, appeared on Fox News to discuss Sharia law with host Sean Hannity. During the segment, he advanced the oft-recited statistic...

Dutch Politician Who Wants Qur’an Ban to Address Congressmen

Dutch Politician Who Wants Qur’an Ban to Address Congressmen

He has advocated a ban on the Qur’an. He’s opposed mosque construction. He’s tried to outlaw Muslim headscarves. And now he’s coming to Washington. Geert Wilders, the leader of a xenophobic political party...

Report: Small Network Stirs Up Large Fears About Islam

Report: Small Network Stirs Up Large Fears About Islam

Most Americans likely remember the controversy that swirled around the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” in 2010. Maybe they recall the Congressional hearings held by Representative Peter King to investigate “Muslim radicalization” and Michele...

Maligning Muslims is a Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Maligning Muslims is a Multi-Million Dollar Industry

You may have not noticed it, but in the years since 9/11 a recurring cast of characters has emerged in nearly every discussion about Islam. Funded primarily by a few foundations, these commentators...