The exploitation of fear fuels Islamophobia and drives reactionary activists to promote propaganda and messaging to keep the narrative alive. A network of bloggers, think tanks and propaganda mills have raised and spent hundreds of millions of dollars since 2001 to propagate misinformation about muslims and Islam.
Islamophobia manifests in this country in the form of:
As Green Party candidates and activists, we have a role as an opposition party to educate ourselves and our communities on issues related to Islamophobia, racism, sexism and gender-identity and to prioritize work to support the struggles of the most vulnerable and marginalized in our communities. We must make an active contribution to the work of defending the human rights of our neighbors. We can build enduring alliances by engaging with the political crisis now present in this country.
On this page we will collect resources useful to our work to engage effectively in challenging the Islamophobia we encounter in the world around us.
Islamophobia: Another Social Construction of Racism Imperialism Justified, Fear Manufactured, Fascism Enabled A Briefing Paper for Green Party Activists, published April 15, 2017 (13 pages)
Islamophobia: Another Social Construction of Racism Imperialism Justified, Fear Manufactured, Fascism Enabled Excerpts from a Green Party Briefing Paper, published April 15, 2017 (trifold)
Kundnani Deconstructs US Anti-Terrorism Policy, video 82 minutes, author of the Muslims are Coming speaks at Charis Books and More, Atlanta Georgia, March 31, 2017.