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David Miller is professor of sociology at the University of Bath and ESRC global uncertainties leadership fellow (2013-16).

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why on earth would leftists go out of their way to support Cage?

Max Farrar responds to this article, and its authors respond in kind. What exactly is Cage, and how should it be treated?

Apologists for terror or defenders of human rights? The Cage controversy in context

The attack on Cage is part of the more general assault on politically active Muslims and an attempt to push Muslim organisations to the margins of public life.

Taking racism seriously: Islamophobia, civil liberties and the state

Racism and Islamophobia are driven by the practices of the powerful. Self-proclaimed 'liberals' need to know this.

The five pillars of Islamophobia

Vague categories like ‘extremist’ and ‘radicalisation’ are trawling Muslims in a very large ‘counter-terrorism’ net.

Misinformed expert or misinformation network?

Terrorism "expert" Steve Emerson is more than a comic buffoon. His claims about no-go zones for non-Muslims in European cities are just part of a wealthy network spreading Islamophobia across the west.

The UK’s pro-Israel lobby in context

The pro-Israel lobby is not only important in the US, but is a transnational phenomenon, fostered by transnational organisations – many headquartered in Israel – and funded in large part by transnational corporate actors.

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