Posted on May 24, 2012 in Viewpoint with James Zogby
Jim and Maya talk about the network that perpetuates anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, with Matt Duss, Policy Analyst and Director of Middle East Progress at the Center for American Progress (CAP) and co-author of Fear Inc., a report on the industry of Islamophobia; and Sarah Posner, author of God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud, and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters and senior editor at Religion Dispatches.
Mike German, Senior Policy Counsel for National Security at the ACLU Washington Legislative Office and a former FBI agent, discusses the phenomenon of racial and ethnic mapping in law enforcement and whether or not sweeping and broad surveillance is an effective intelligence gathering practice. German also talks about the epidemic of Islamophobic training materials in various branches of law enforcement counterterrorism agencies.
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