Stand with Ahmed as do most people. But as I note in my The Daily Beast article, Ahmed was arrested because the Republican Mayor in his town had been stoking the flames of hate versus Muslims for months. Ahmed's arrest was because of the anti-Muslim climate the mayor and other Republicans in Texas have created. Hope you check out my article. Thanks
Hey Canada: Say no to Muslim Bashing! Today is election day in Canada and the conservative Prime Minister Steven Harper has been using anti-Muslim bigotry to try and help him win reelection. Hoping Canada rejects his hate. My new The Daily Beast
02.09.15. Egypt’s Jon Stewart Comes to America - The Daily Beast // Bassem Youssef’s skewering of Egypt’s political leaders made him famous in the Arab world. Now, with the U.S.-backed regime there cracking down on dissent, he’s coming stateside.
I wanted to share my The Daily Beast article about the alarming spike in anti-Muslim bullying of Muslim American students. While 20% of students nationally have reported bullying, over 50% of Muslim students have reported being taunted or harassed for their religion. And shockingly 20 percent of the bullying of Muslim students has been carried out by their teachers!
The Fox News Apology tour! My new The Daily Beast article about the 4 on air apologies made in 1 week by Fox News stars for sexist + other horrible remarks. But Fox won't apologize for saying all American Muslims need to be profiled by police bc we are inherently suspicious.