Islamophobia Inc.

2018, Religion  -   20 Comments
Storyline

Incidents of violence and discrimination against Muslim Americans are on the rise. Inflamed by fears, misinformation and bald-faced prejudice, anti-Islamic organizations have tripled their membership just in the past three years. How did this disturbing trend begin, where is it going and how do we stop it? Produced by Al Jazeera Investigations, Islamophobia Inc examines the source of hatred against Muslims, the tools employed to spread discriminatory ideologies, and the possible culpability of President Donald Trump and others in his administration.

The film takes a no holds barred approach when assessing blame for hateful rhetoric and acts of brutality against Muslims. ACT for America is just one of the institutions in the film's crosshairs. Through incessant propaganda and a vigorous social media presence, the organization has successfully categorized an entire population of just under 2 billion people with a wide and demonizing brush. Under the guise of national security, they campaign against Muslim candidates across the political spectrum, and have brainwashed their followers into believing that all Muslims are out to confiscate their constitutional freedoms and decimate their Christian faith.

From the film's perspective, these misguided messages of hate inevitably trigger activists with violent tendencies. In recent years, the country has been left reeling from targeted shootings, public beatings and planted explosions in Muslim houses of worship. In response, the current White House administration has done little to quell islamophobic hostilities. In some instances, they've engaged in rhetoric that has only exacerbated and empowered the aggression.

Meaningful change could conceivably come from the corridors of power in Washington, but a number of wealthy donors are shelling out big bucks to ensure defeat for any Muslim candidates. Some of these donors represent mainstream and conservative Jewish organizations.

The film also includes insights from the activists on the other side of the battlefield. They struggle to defeat the rising tide of intolerance through education and social outreach.

Islamophobia Inc is an exceedingly well produced and thoroughly researched investigation of a hate movement that's taking hold across the country. It's a virus that enables ignorance and viciousness while contradicting fundamental American values and principles.

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20 Comments / User Reviews

  1. Tersoo

    Why can't these muslims simply live in their own countries and practise anything they want in those countries?

  2. shahmir

    spread of hate always backfires. agencies promoting islamophobia are dragging America to self destruction. every one benefits if reason wins.

  3. Matt Mephisto

    While I believe that all religions do more harm than good, this fear based mindset drilled into many people (especially here in America) is simply the newest of Boogiemen used to keep us distracted.
    Islamaphobia has created a great deal of anger towards a vast group of people based upon the actions of an almost immeasurable few that side with extremism. Those extremist in Islamic culture have the right to be angry and seek revenge, but in doing so have become just as easily controlled by those at the top as the American people are.
    The bottom line, we all are too obedient and lack divergent thought. Our indoctrination's have kept us fighting each other instead of going after the ones that are the greatest threat to us all... our rulers.
    Stop the hatred. Stop the blind obedience (blind obedience / blind faith are the greatest tools one can use to manipulate others with.) . And learn the concepts of divergent thought, and empathy. Put yourselves into the shoes of those you fear/hate. For if America were the weaker force and Islam were a military superpower that came to our nation and killed those I loved, stripped our resources, and then left us in chaos, or controlled by a puppet dictator (worse than the ones we normally have) ... I too would be cutting off heads and wishing death upon them.

    Wake up. Look at your real enemies. Stop being pawns to serve a ruling class that cares nothing for you.

  4. Osman Ahmed

    Knowledge is power. If you don't know my friends, get to know what is happening. First Americans hate the Japanese, then they are told to hate Vietnamese, Germans, this and that. Don't you realize that the Pentagon runs America? (Military Industrial Complex). When you hate, you do wars and guess who makes money? The arms dealers. American teens are being killed regularly, but yet the government can't ban weapons. Knowledge my friends...

  5. Bijou

    Oh look! Some whining butthurt Trumpturds!

  6. All4WakeUp

    I do not hate any human including the ones that consider themselves Muslim, but this religion is worse than fascistic ideology dressed as religion and if any Muslim is not using head to think critically they become part of this hugely dishonest parasitic monopoly plot to conquer all through all imaginable deceits and lies yet hidden behind number of empty good and positive sounding words

  7. Nomen

    If AlJazera can air anything that advocates Muslim Brotherhoot they are part of the same parasitic criminal ideology, as Islam is worse than Main Kamp, so take crescent as worse than swastika. It is twisted deceitful and genocidal formula how to spread like bacteria and history is full of crimes. This is the fact for atheist or for other religion member and there is no way around it.

  8. Joseph L

    I come from South East Asia. I also lived in a Muslim country. I find the Muslim a very peaceful people, very clean people and very hospitable people. ..... until the Americans and the CIA went stirring in the Middle East and Muslim countries. It is like the Americans are allowed to killed and harm the Muslim and when the Muslim retaliates, now they are the terrorists, the rapist, the killers. Lots of sick people in America, an immoral country.

  9. Konrad

    Look what is happening in Europe !!!!!

  10. Robert

    A documentary you won't see from Al Jazeera (aka, the Qatari Ministry of Truth): a documentary on Christianophobia in the Islamic world...

  11. ask Aicha

    this is nothing more than propaganda.... When guests become unruly, it only makes sense to put them back in their place. Do yourselves a favor and read tbe Qu'ran and the Haddiths... And it will soon be all to clear what the outcome of the historical game is going to be. They have been at it for 1400 years, so if you think that things will play out differently in this day andage, you are hopelessly naive.

  12. Thomas Bryant

    This film is manufactured lies . IT NEEDS TO BE TAKEN DOWN~~~~~~~~There is NO TRUTH IN IT. This is their way of getting sentiment.

    1. Matt Mephisto

      I know right! Why allow freedom of speech when it goes against your indoctrinated, fearful views???
      Truth is fact, not what your preferred news channel tells you it is.

  13. Sarto Mik

    Islamophobia. Serious?
    I see Muslims on the news everyday for murdering, raping, stealing and all those things. That documentary is disrespectful.

  14. Parvez

    Gator you are a victim of misinformation and disinformation. Religious texts are to read with knowledge of the time it was meant for. And while you and other Islamophobes (yes you are one) may have heard something from The Koran regarding killing of enemies but may find it loathe to read and research on your own, you can easily pick up the Bible and check out Deuteronomy 20:16 - "For in the cities of these people that the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes." This not only included believers of a different race or religion but even the livestock and other animals. So don't let your phobia, which you explained yourself, get the better of you.
    PS: While you are at it do also check Moses(Numbers 31:17 besides many more.

  15. dennis

    The biggest threat this country faces is not Muslims but the fear and hate mongering news networks that propel this false message "ginning up" the masses and their greatest enabler, the current POTUS. If you think otherwise, your part of the problem not the solution.

  16. Søren Dahse

    This is not really the muslims fault, NOR the people's fault........ This is the work of the government, inviting SO SO SO many people in to our countries, thinking "oh its all gonna work out!"......

    IT WONT, and certainly not under these circumstances...... So thank you governments around in the western world, FOR SHI**ING ON YOUR OWN COUNTRIES

    Islam doesnt have room for anything else, and thats fine if they are in their own countries, do whatever the fuck you want..... But when this many people have been invited in, and they wont give up ANY part of their culture and wants our culture to bend to theirs, thats when you get a problem..... Of course people get mad, and this was all preventable

    If more are invited in, more people will get mad........ thats kinda the recepie for what happened in ww2. if that happens, it will also be the fault of our pussy governments

    Things will explode one day..... All it takes is a catalyst, like the economy starting to fail, and we all know that will happen again, probably harder than the other times

    1. Lina

      Soren Dahse: Exactly. Well said.

  17. trevor

    What a joke! No such thing as "islamophobia" Do we have christianophobia ?

    1. Gator

      According to the Oxford Dictionary "phobia" is defined as "an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something."

      But when no other religion or culture other than muslims, disproportionate to every and all other groups, cults, religions, is instructed by the muslim's quran and directed by islamic cleric leaders, are murdering innocent people and beheading disbelievers and throwing gays off building roofs and lighting people on fire in cages and rape gangs grooming children as young as 9 yrs of age for sex and marriage and suicide bombing public events and running over groups of innocent people walking on sidewalks and running thru restaurants and hotels knifing anyone and everyone all while screaming "alah akbar", then that's not a "phobia", but instead a well founded, documented and educated and very rational fear of muslim realities of heinous horrors disguised as "the religion of peace".

      Not even worthy of calling them animals.
      Afterall, when was the last time you saw anyone other than a muslim holding a severed head?

      "When muslims are in a minority they demand human rights.
      Where muslims are a majority there are no human rights."