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Developer Moves To Demolish Park51, 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic...

Judge Says Islamic Center Park51 Cannot Be Evicted, But Must Pay Back Rent

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

A Manhattan Judge has blocked Con Edison from evicting Park51, the proposed Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan. The center however will need to pay hun...

'Ground Zero Mosque' Builders Unveil Latest Project

AP | Posted 11.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero are opening a temporary space at the site. The newly remodeled ...

Daisy Khan, the "Ground Zero Mosque" -- And 700 Million Muslim Women

Jesse Larner | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

Khan is a warm, thoughtful, and charismatic person, who very clearly explained her commitment both to democracy and open society.

The Great Islamophobic Crusade

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

Erupting so many years after 9/11, this spasm of anti-Muslim bigotry might seem oddly timed and unexpectedly spontaneous. But little of recent American Islamophobia is sheer happenstance.

George W. Bush as One of the Greatest Presidents of All Time?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's easy to reflect back and consider just how close George Bush came to historical greatness, yet how far he swung away from that unparalleled opportunity to instead be considered one of the worst presidents ever.

The Mosque, the Nazis and Martin Luther King

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The dispute over the mosque is a lot like a hypothetical German-American march. Just as it would be wrong to treat all German-Americans as if they are Nazis, so too is it wrong to treat all Muslims as if they support terrorism.

What Does a Vote for a GOP Candidate in November Really Mean?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

A vote for the GOP in November will be a vote for the richest one percent of the country at the expense of the rest of us. And it will be a vote for the kind of fear that we, as a country, would eventually come to regret.

Ground Zero and Harry Reid's Cowardly Statement

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

The smartest way to battle extremist ideologies is to strengthen the voices of the vast majority of Muslims in the world who eschew violence and to promote pluralism.

Memo to the Anti-Defamation League: These Jews Don't Share Your Position

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stephen Elliott

We believe the ADL's decision to oppose the building of the Islamic Community Center near Ground Zero is wrong, and that it goes against the ADL's description of itself as an organization that fights "all forms of bigotry."