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In a Time And Place Manipulated By Fear, I Salute My Courageous Friends

In a Time And Place Manipulated By Fear, I Salute My Courageous Friends

Lorraine Devon Wilke  12.15.2015
Despite the dangers of living in the modern world, despite understandable anger and fear, courageous people know that life beyond the headlines...
Can it Be Possible to Interrupt the Fear? America, 2015

Can it Be Possible to Interrupt the Fear? America, 2015

Carol Smaldino  12.15.2015
Sometimes it's the sanest thing to be scared, to perceive danger or the threat thereof. But so that fear doesn't feed on itself, we need...
The Responsibility of Ayatollahs and Muftis for Terrorism

The Responsibility of Ayatollahs and Muftis for Terrorism

Akbar Ganji  12.15.2015
Terrorists groups and cults have murdered thousands of people over the past two decades. Their most important victims have been Muslims,...

News Flash: The Department of Homeland Security Reviews Social Media

Laura Murray-Tjan  12.15.2015
The government's current justification for the policy requires clarification, to put it mildly. One claim is that investigating social...
Muslim Americans Are More Likely to Reject Violence, Intolerance Than Many Other Americans

Muslim Americans Are More Likely to Reject Violence, Intolerance Than Many Other Americans

David Bier  12.15.2015
The truth is that Muslim Americans are not only integrating into U.S. society, but are actually more opposed to violence and more tolerant...
US Congress Is Targeting the Wrong People in the War Against ISIS

US Congress Is Targeting the Wrong People in the War Against ISIS

Touraj Daryaee  12.15.2015
We cannot defeat terrorism if we don't understand its roots and the major players in this deadly game. We cannot defeat ISIS if we don't...
The War at Home: Four Ways Good Faith Can Help Defeat ISIS

The War at Home: Four Ways Good Faith Can Help Defeat ISIS

David Briggs  12.15.2015
What much research proposes, and history also teaches, is that democracy flourishes when we start with the idea that all people are created...
No More Sandy Hooks or Mass Destructions

No More Sandy Hooks or Mass Destructions

Rep. Charles Rangel  12.14.2015
Gun laws and rights are controversial but protecting our loved ones from senseless violence should not divisive. We should no longer tolerate...
Why Security Theater Isn't Keeping Us Safe

Why Security Theater Isn't Keeping Us Safe

Samara Wolpe  12.14.2015
If security theater makes you feel safe, that's completely fine. Even knowing all this, I still was grateful for the police's quick response....
The Unintended Silver Lining of Donald Trump

The Unintended Silver Lining of Donald Trump

Stuart Muszynski  12.14.2015
The push back against Trump has caused many Americans to talk about our values -- who we are and what we stand for. In that sense, he has...
A Letter From ISIS to Donald Trump

A Letter From ISIS to Donald Trump

Mohamed Elmenshawy  12.14.2015
Little more than unadulterated racist hatred, Trump's anti-Muslim diatribe must have greatly pleased ISIS's delusional leader Abu Bakr...
Terrorism Now Americans' Top Concern

Terrorism Now Americans' Top Concern

Mariam Baksh  12.14.2015
Terrorism has become the most important concern for Americans since the attacks on Paris and San Bernardino, California, surpassing even...
Trump's Ban on Muslims Is Unconstitutional and Obscures Real Solution

Trump's Ban on Muslims Is Unconstitutional and Obscures Real Solution

Ivan Eland  12.14.2015
Legal scholars don't agree on whether Trump's demagogic proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S. would be constitutional....

Congress Is About to Pass a Dangerously Racist Bill. Our Response Must Be Solidarity Against Islamophobia.

Alex Shams  12.14.2015
The last few weeks have seen a dangerous escalation of rhetoric targeting Muslims and Middle Eastern-Americans, as the national media and...