While it is nearly impossible to avoid the anti-Islamic rhetoric in the media today, there are some voices of reason that argue the invocation of Islam in the media campaigns of ISIS, ISIL, or DAESH is antithetical to the true tenants of a religion embraced by a quarter of the world’s population. Unfortunately, these voices … More What is the end game for Islamophobes?
I wonder, if 80 some years ago, a hard working, respectable German citizen happened to read a story in his newspaper about a rally to support renewed patriotism and nationalism. He may not have paid much attention to the rally because he considered it a fringe event that would fade away. He would have agreed … More Is this how it starts?