She told Megyn Kelly that Israel hasn't "declared war on Islam," but mass murder is now "unthinkable" there
(Steven Hayward) Ayaan Hirsi Ali has a new article up in Foreign Policy magazine with the totally non-controversial title, “Islam Is a Religion of Violence.” Here she repeats several of the themes of her most recent book, which she dilated in her speech and conversation with me out in San Francisco last month. Show More Summary
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born author and campaigner who was overjoyed recently, as many people were, at the success of Nadia Hussein, a Muslim woman, in winning The Great British Bake Off. So much so that she quoted Nadiya's words in response to her joyful victory: "I am never going to put boundaries on myself again. Show More Summary
Sam Harris, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and other vocal critics of Islam have frequently been called bigots by those who say the atheists unfairly lump all Muslims together as extremists. Of course, anyone who actually listens to them knows that's not the case. Show More Summary
From Ayaan Hirsi Ali to Maajid Nawaz, the Islamophobia industry preys on the painful experiences of Muslims.
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When someone we like and possibly even respect as a worthwhile contributor to secular activism is shunned, boycotted, demonized, and/or publicly shamed, we tend to come to this person's defense (here's an example of something like this from a few years ago). Show More Summary
AYAAN HIRSI ALI ON DAVID CAMERON’S NEW PROGRAM: Britain is right to cut out the Islamist cancer.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Islamic extremism is a cancer that is spreading around the world, claiming innocent lives from…
I reviewed Ayaan Hirsi Ali's new book, Heretic, for this month's issue of Commentary magazine. Here's the first part. In April of last year, Brandeis University offered Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree for her tireless campaigning for women’s rights in the Muslim world. Show More Summary
In a new video for Big Think, Ayaan Hirsi Ali reflects on the "debate" between Ben Affleck and Sam Harris over what constitutes Islamophobia.
Progressives entangle themselves in "thickets of idiocy" trying not to judge Islam. Jon Stewart was no exception
Hirsi Ali aligned Haroon Moghul with jihadists who wish to impose Sharia law. On “The Kelly File” last night, Megyn Kelly pretended to interview Haroon Moghul, a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, but in reality she merely offered him as a punching bag to anti-Islamic thinker Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Show More Summary
Hirsi Ali even aligned Haroon Moghul with jihadists who wish to impose Sharia law on America
"[Maher and Hirsi Ali] are literalists devoid of history"
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a campaigner against Islamic extremism, wrote an interesting article for The Times during the general election campaign. Now that the Conservatives have been returned at Westminster the new government will be bringing...Show More Summary
Killer Mike appeared on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher last night alongside Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Heather McGhee, John Waters, Charles Murray, and John Waters (!) and immediately distinguished himself as the perfect talk-show pundit. HeShow More Summary
Last night, Killer Mike appeared on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" on a panel alongside John Waters, political scientist Charles Murray, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and public policy expert Heather C. McGhee. They discussed racism, the supposed link between hip-hop culture and violence, Baltimore, and Bill O'Reilly. Show More Summary
"How do we get liberals to understand that we are the liberals in this debate?"
On Real Time with Bill Maher last night, guest Ayaan Hirsi Ali shared her life story and formula for reforming Islam (which calls on Muslims to adopt less extremist ideology -- good luck with that one).They also spoke about why liberals have been among the louder voices criticizing the cartoonists drawing Muhammad rather than the people killing them.