The Bridge Initiative publishes podcasts and educational videos on Islamophobia for online dissemination.


19 Jul 2019 | Educational

Does Canada have a problem with Islamophobia?

As Islamophobia metastasizes in the West, we turn our attention to Canada, where polls indicate an increase in anti- Muslim animus. read the complete article

22 Jul 2019 | Educational

Who is Kevin Johnston?

As polls indicate rising anti- Muslim animus in Canada, we take a look at the actors who are furthering Islamophobia in the country. Kevin Johnston is an anti-Muslim blogger and activist in Canada who ran for mayor of Mississauga with a pending hate crime charge against a Muslim community in Ontario, Canada. Johnston has owned, operated, and maintained websites, online media publications, and multiple social media accounts, which he has utilized to promote and reinforce his anti-Muslim activities and networks. read the complete article

23 Apr 2019

The Bridge Initiative/ Dr John L Esposito

As Bridge turns four, we chat with Dr John Esposito about his work, his vision for the institute, and the challenges facing us today. Dr Esposito is one of the world's foremost scholars of Islam, Professor of Religion & International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, and the founder and Director of The Bridge Initiative. read the complete article

20 May 2019 | Educational

Sayeeda Warsi/ On Islamophobia & being Muslim in Britain

The Conservative Party in the United Kingdom has been accused of having an Islamophobia problem, as evidence of anti-Muslim comments made by MPs and incidents of anti-Muslim rhetoric continue to pile up. The party has failed to take any considerable action in tackling this issue, as it has ignored calls to carry out a formal inquiry. Additionally, it has not adopted a formal definition of Islamophobia. Mobashra Tazamal talks about all that and more with Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, former Co-Chair of the Conservative Party. read the complete article


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