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About Arun Kundnani

Arun Kundnani is the author of The end of tolerance (Pluto Press) and The Muslims are coming! Islamophobia, extremism, and the domestic war on terror (published by Verso). He teaches at New York University. He tweets: @ArunKundnani

Articles by Arun Kundnani

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ripping back the veil: an interview with Arun Kundnani

Trump promises politics in its naked form: the seizure of power for his clan, and be damned with all the rest. As the centre ground collapses, we must not cling to it. 

The way out of the Labour Party’s ‘anti-Semitism crisis’ requires a politics of solidarity

Accusations of systemic anti-Semitism in the UK Labour Party obscure the party’s actual history of anti-Semitism, which is rooted in its support for empire and nationalism, not in anti-Zionism.

Violence comes home: an interview with Arun Kundnani

ISIS’s recruits are not corrupted by ideology but by the end of ideology. More radicalisation, in the genuine sense of the word, is the solution, not the problem.

There’s no such thing as a liberal anti-racist

The liberal demand to depoliticise culture, to abandon “dangerous ideas”, is highly political and leads liberals to consider all manner of coercive initiatives to engineer the liberal subjects they feel are missing among oppressed groups.

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