Top players in Islamophobia Industry paid over $150,000 per year
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has released a new report documenting the state of affairs for the anti-Islam network in the United States, Charlotte Silver writes for the Electronic Intifada blog today.
The report revealed the continued presence of a large, well-funded infrastructure of anti-Islam organisations and individuals, which continues to peddle Islamophobia in a bid to shape the public discourse.
The report rates the year 2012 as a 5.9 on a scale of one to ten — ten representing the worst possible situation for Muslims in the US. The year 2010 received a rating of 6.4; this is attributed to the storm of anti-Islam sentiment that was sparked by the building of the Park51 Muslim community center in lower Manhattan.
The report provides a useful and extensive index— a sort of “who’s who — of the US Islamophobia network, including politicians, pundits and other leaders. CAIR identifies…
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