Between Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism: Bernie Sanders and the ‘Muslim Vote’

Khaled A. Beydoun It was dubbed a historic upset.  Prominent pollsters predicted that “Hillary Clinton had a greater than 99 percent chance of winning Michigan.”  Yet, the energy and zeal for Bernie Sanders on the ground in Dearborn, MI—my hometown, and home to the most concentrated Arab and Muslim American population in the United States—rendered

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Michigan Attacks May Renew Scrutiny of Uber Vetting Processes

By Alexandria Sage and Mary Wisniewski NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Feb 23 – The deaths of six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan, who authorities say were shot by a driver for Uber Technologies Inc, have revived scrutiny over how the ride service vets its drivers, an issue that has plagued it for years. Uber, which said it is

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