In defense of secularism
Polarization based on a politics of religious identity seems to be the most dangerous for democracies.
Why words matter: mainstreaming anti-Muslim discourse
It is no surprise that right wing extremists use similar language, it is however alarming that this language is...
Not all ‘extremisms’ are created equal: lessons from the Christchurch attack
Extreme far-right views have seeped into parts of the media and politics, normalised in parts of life that other...
The answer to extremist violence is strong resilient communities
We do not need to keep minorities under surveillance or to create a climate of mistrust and prejudice.
Terrorism not in my name
How should one respond to terrorism carried out in one’s name?
How to build resilience to violent extremism
Given the terrible injustices endured by so many, why aren’t more turning to terrorism?
To face the rise of extremism we need words as much as actions
Religious and political responses to the Christchurch attack can tell us a great deal.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Lone actors with shared ideas
The Christchurch mass murderer acted alone, but the core ideas in his manifesto are widely shared by Islamophobic...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaThere is nothing shocking about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand
It is easy to ignore the context that made this crime possible.