It’s possible that President Donald Trump has changed the Republican Party forever, turning the “Party of Lincoln” into the Party of the Paranoid Racist Internet Troll. Trump’s embrace of far-right fringe candidates and the QAnon conspiracy theory are horrible, but predictable. Congressional Republicans refusing to rebuke them is a full-on […]
Notre-Dame Cathedral was ablaze in April, and investigators identified an electrical short-circuit as a likely origin of the fire. However, a conspiracy theory that the fire was made at the hands of Muslim attackers caught hold with some far-right extremists. Claude Sinké, a former candidate for France’s far-right National Rally […]
On Tuesday night’s episode of “Roseanne,” Roseanne thinks that her neighbours of Muslim descent are building a bomb. The episode has multiple racially insensitive jokes that a Muslim American writer on Twitter called “dangerous.” Roseanne Barr quickly came to the episode’s defence, saying that her show tells “real stories” about […]
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has agreed with his British counterpart Theresa May that there is too much tolerance of extremist material on social media. He flagged a stronger international push against IT companies, including Apple, Facebook and Twitter, whose platforms are used by terrorists for communications and radicalisation. “They, of […]
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The rise of ISIS and the actions of “lone wolf” terrorists claiming ties to Islamic extremists has had devastating consequences for the Muslim community. In Australia, some Muslims have been subject to racial vilification and attacks. While a survey by the University of South Australia’s International Centre for Muslim and […]
Reports of xenophobic and racist...