In addition to conflicting with authoritative data, the Wilders' rhetoric also poses a real danger of galvanising violent extremism -- not countering it.
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As we are now in the season of our next presidential election, anti-Muslim sentiments uttered by our political, religious and civic leaders are becoming more and more mainstream and systemic.
What we need are public policies and personal practices that bridge gaps instead of creating them.
Nietzsche found liberation in radically questioning the foundations of tradition. But would he prefer that Islam assimilate or integrate into Europe?
Christianity is not to blame. At the same time, we cannot ignore that the fringes of the religious right in the United States have created an atmosphere of intolerance and fear directed at Muslims.
Justifying silence when those whose rights are being violated happen to be of a different ethnicity and culture is a species of racism, poorly disguised under the mask of "respect."
LILLE, France (AP) -- A French town filed a legal complaint Thursday accusing a branch of a mainstream fast food chain of discrimination because it on...
European leaders must immediately condemn Sherbini's murder, hold her killer accountable, and acknowledge that Islamophobia is a growing threat--otherwise, they are precariously close to repeating past horrors.
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