American Values

Act! for America’s New Petition: Just More of the Same

It’s beginning to look like nothing ever changes. Last Thursday, the garden-variety Islamophobes at Act! for America circulated an email requesting its constituents to sign a petition, asking whether or not the respondent favors the widely used “American Laws for … Continued

Abercrombie & Fitch’s “Look Policy”: Jim Crow gets a Corporate Makeover

by Jerry Higgins “Diversity and inclusion are key to our organization’s success. We are determined to have a diverse culture, throughout our organization, that benefits from the perspectives of each individual.” Or so claims Abercrombie and Fitch (A&F) on the … Continued

Politics

American Values Go Up in Religiously Intolerant Flames

The Manhattan mosque controversy heard ‘round the world was only the tip of the iceberg when it came to unveiling America’s widespread Islamophobia. The scrutiny and public backlash to the planned Muslim cultural center, Cordoba House, was horrific in and … Continued

Culture

Anti-Latino Bias Reaches American Professional Sports

However you’d like to refer to the game, be it soccer, football, or fútbol there’s only one thing you need to know. I love everything about it. I treasure those moments when new acquaintances question me about my love for … Continued