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About Cherian George

Cherian George is the author of Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and its Threat to Democracy (MIT Press, 2016). He is an associate professor in the communication school of Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The hidden agenda of Trump’s Muslim ban

The Islamophobia industry uses lawfare to skew the conversation about Islam. Its fingerprints are on the President’s executive order.

Rescuing democracy from the harms of hate speech

The tale of two places of worship, in the United States and Indonesia, suggests that fighting actual discrimination is more important than silencing hate speech.

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