Tag: Xenophobia

The Rise Of Political Clickbait: IKEA Murders

This installment of The Rise of Political Clickbait is all about the IKEA murders, and the whirlwind of misinformation in the news media. Major update: On September 29, 2015, it was confirmed that the attacker, Abraham Ukbagabir, is not Muslim. He is a Christian, and the attack was not religiously motivated. Here’s the article: Washington… Read More ›

Right-Wing Lunacies This Week: Rupert Murdoch’s Post-Hebdo Advice Is ‘Just Stop Being Muslim’

By Janet Allon – AlterNet.org 1. Rupert Murdoch: Basically, just don’t be Muslim. Fox, O’Reilly, CNN and right-wingers of all kinds have been harping away at the Muslim community all week about the need for moderate Muslims the world over to condemn the Charlie Hebdo attack and subsequent violence in Paris. Many Muslims and their… Read More ›