Muslim women hold signs to express opposition to hate crimes and rhetoric.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
FBI data show that in 2015 anti-Muslim hate crimes spiked to the highest level since 2001. A scholar finds political rhetoric correlates to both sharp increases and decreases in hate crime.
President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of America's large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
President Trump's erratic decision making is strengthening international law by upping the focus on the legality of his actions at home and abroad
Federico Barocci’s 1598 painting ‘Aeneas’ Flight from Troy.‘
As the United States bars its gates to newcomers, the 'Aeneid' – a story of war, exile, racial hatred and irrational fears – is particularly resonant.
Director Asghar Farhadi wins the award for best screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Their critiques may be more gentle, their attacks more circumspect – but they are resonant nonetheless. And when filmmakers like Farhadi confront Trump, they're on familiar turf: They've seen his type back home.
King of all he surveys?
The divine right of kings was dismantled after a bloody conflict nearly 400 years ago. The impulse which led to that change should protect us from the reign of the White House emperor.
A protestor holds a placard during a rally supporting refugees worldwide and in reaction to Trump’s travel ban.
Unfortunately potential solutions to Trump's ban are few. Refugee agencies cannot force the US to take refugees and so they will need to find sanctuary elsewhere.