Islamophobia No Longer Resides on the Fringe

By Leah Traxel

WASHINGTON D.C.–After walking around the birthplace of American democracy, MediaLab’s documentary team got a new kind of history lesson from John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

Author of the book Crusade 2.0, Feffer drew connections between the current sentiment toward Muslims in America and the crusades during the 11th century, anti-Semitism during World War II, and the Civil Rights movement.

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