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Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins now, writes Sam Hamad.

Comment: It's time for Islamophobes the world over to take responsibility for their hateful rhetoric, writes Ali M Latifi.

Claims of racist pseudoscience at Cambridge University

Sadek Hamid

Claims of racist pseudoscience at Cambridge University

Comment: There's a risk that racist pseudoscience could be used to rationalise policies against minorities in the UK, writes Sadek Hamid.

New atheism's move from Islamophobia to white nationalism

Dan Arel

New atheism's move from Islamophobia to white nationalism

Comment: New atheism has become increasingly sympathetic to right-wing causes and voices and is in danger of being aligned with a growing white ...

Iraq's new atheism in the shadow of Islamic State

Gareth Browne

Iraq's new atheism in the shadow of Islamic State

In-depth: Some 40 miles from IS-held territory, a group of Iraqi atheists gather to discuss secularism and philosophy, defying the militants ...

Robert Cusack

Libya Report: Which MPs voted for and against intervention?

As the UK's Commons' Foreign Affairs Committee published its report criticising David Cameron's 'opportunistic policy' in Libya, it's important to look back and remember how MPs voted.

Farhad Mirza

Charlie Hebdo emulates the narrative it claims to oppose

Comment: Framing religious extremism as a spiritual confrontation between European secularists and Muslims is a dangerous, reductive and equally ...

Karim Safieddine

American New Atheism and Israel

The New Atheist movement in the US, most notably championed by Sam Harris, has a blatant pro-Israel stance that we need to ...

Hamid Dabashi

The resurgence of Jim Crow discrimination in the US

Analysis: Discriminatory national security legislation is being used to deny Iranian students the chance to study certain science and ...

When New Atheism meets Islam

Vijay Prashad

When New Atheism meets Islam

Comment: Islam is just a convenient scapegoat for those who refuse to see that it is aggressive and rampant capitalism that is eroding Western ...

Hamid Dabashi

We won the narrative battle

Comment: The narrative of the Chapel Hill murders became a battle between us Internet plebians and the patricians of the ‘Western media’. The ...

Don't fear the death squads

Hamid Dabashi

Don't fear the death squads

The Arab and Muslim worlds have too long seen popular movements toward democracy be derailed by religious fanaticism, whether Shia or Sunni. ...

Smiling Muslims: Leave the gun, take the cannoli

Hamid Dabashi

Smiling Muslims: Leave the gun, take the cannoli

Racist cartoonists must be allowed to operate freely. There are good reasons for this just as it is important for Muslims to confront the fact ...

From Guerrero to Gaza: Changing the location of knowledge

Hamid Dabashi

From Guerrero to Gaza: Changing the location of knowledge

The locations of knowledge that the will to resist power implicates are outside the purview of self-centring sites of knowledge production that ...

Islamophobia, Liberal Zionism and Neoliberal Imperialism

Hamid Dabashi

Islamophobia, Liberal Zionism and Neoliberal Imperialism

Michael Moore’s defence of Bill Maher only underscores how America’s comedy culture industry is integral to America’s global warmongering, ...

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