With the firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates late Monday, President Trump has made it clear there is no room for dissent nor a moral compass in his increasingly authoritarian regime. Continue reading
Donald Trump was a ubiquitous presence on American news shows and said, “we’re having problems with the Muslims”. Ted Cruz recommended singling out American Muslim communities for heavy-handed police tactics. Continue reading
A congressional study later said the internment order had been undertaken not for legitimate security reasons, but rather as a result of ”racial prejudice, war hysteria and failure of political leadership.” Continue reading
This month’s forum takes a look at the very real fears of the Muslim community, both locally and nationally. It also examines the FBI’s massive program of intrusive information gathering in Muslim communities of the US.
Blatant racism, xenophobia and fear-mongering — hate speech — has become an alarming norm of the campaign this year. And those words have consequences. Continue reading