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Affect, Tactics, and Islamophobia

Yesterday, Matt Sheedy posted an analysis of this short documentary clip posted on nytimes.com in December by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (perhaps best known for their 2006 documentary feature, Jesus Camp), showing demonstrators drowning out an anti-Islam sermon delivered … Continue reading

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Less Love, More Theory: On Combatting Islamophobia

by Matt Sheedy A popular video on Youtube has been doing the rounds lately, featuring a man singing the Beatles song “All you need is Love” in the face of Florida pastor Terry Jones, who was in Times Square giving … Continue reading

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Tolerating Muslims at Ground Zero: No thanks!

In recent weeks I have observed U.S. liberals protesting against Terry Jones’ proposal to burn the Qur’an, and countering the pastor’s none-too-subtle violent posture towards Muslims. I’ve also witnessed other liberal-minded folk defending the decision to build an Islamic centre somewhere in the vicinity of the destroyed … Continue reading

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