The SnideShow Episode 003 – Islamophobia and Racism in America

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Islamic terrorism is undoubtedly a problem, but if you look at the numbers, it kills far fewer Americans than almost anything you can name: cancer, heart disease–even falling out of bed. So why are Americans so obsessed with being killed by Muslims?

In his new book Islamophobia and Racism in America, sociologist Erik Love argues that “fear of Islam” is really nothing more than good, old-fashioned racism against non-Europeans–a problem with roots planted well before the events of 9/11.

003 – Islamophobia

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