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    Greening Racism Rami El-Amine October 01, 2006

    The war on terror is the most blatant example of anti-Arab/anti-Muslim racism, but there are other less overt and more sophisticated examples, which together contribute to the overall hysteria against Arabs and Muslims. In his State of the Union address, Bush pledged to end US dependence on Middle East oil. Bush—whose ties to oil corporations are well known—had the audacity to say, “America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world,” and “this country can dramatically improve our environment, move beyond a petroleum-based economy, and make our dependence on Middle Eastern oil a thing of the past.”

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    Who's the Terrorist? Left Turn Editors May 01, 2005

    As the neo-cons draw their plans for another four years in power, we use this space to challenge the anti-arab racism that is at the ideological core of this war of terror domestically and in Iraq and Palestine. The racism that is used to justify special registrations, illegal detentions at Guantanamo Bay, appointments of war criminals and torture proponents to key posts in the Bush administration and the threatened attacks on Iran and Syria.

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    The Making of the Arab Menace Rayan El-Amine May 01, 2005

    Anti-Arabism and Islamophobia are so much a part of the political and cultural discourse on Arabs and Muslims in American society today that most do not even recognize it as racism. The fear mongering of the Bush administration and the right wing media pundits who make a living from demonizing Arabs and Muslims have inundated people with images of the violent Arabs bent on death and destruction. For media outlets like Fox Television, it is a way to sell their sensationalist news programs and for the current administration, a way to sell its wars.

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    Green and Growing Ted Glick July 1, 2004

    The Green Party of the United States took a huge step forward on Saturday, June 26th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And it wasn't because the assembled delegates nominated someone, David Cobb, for President.

    It was because of HOW it was done.

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    Anti-Arab Racism, Islamophobia, and the Anti-War Movement Rami El-Amine October 01, 2006

    Racism against Arabs and Muslims long preceded the 9-11 terrorist attacks and has much of its roots in Western imperialism in the Middle East, especially Israel’s colonization of Palestine. Yet, the escalation that we witness today can be traced to the war on terror launched after 9-11 by Bush and his neoconservative ideologues with the backing of the Democrats. Anti-Arab/anti-Muslim racism has helped sell the detentions, wars, gulags, and occupations of US imperialism’s latest and boldest venture into the Middle East and South Asia. In turn, this imperial venture has further inflamed racist views of Arabs and Muslims.

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    Shifting Landscapes: Obama & The Movement Max Uhlenbeck December 01, 2008

    Though many on the left put forth an analysis that appreciated the importance of defeating McCain and the Republican party, few of us were prepared for the raw emotion that surfaced in the wake of Barack Obama's victory on November 4th. Cities across the US celebrated spontaneously in the streets and it seemed like the whole world celebrated with them.

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