Stories by Stephan Salisbury

 Stephan Salisbury is cultural writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a TomDispatch regular.  His most recent book is Mohamed’s Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland. subscribe to Stephan Salisbury's feed

Posted on: Jul 29, 2012, Source: TomDispatch

The weekend of July 20th became all-Aurora-all-the-time, but what about the shootings, happening around the country, of young men of color by police?

Posted on: Mar 4, 2012, Source: TomDispatch.com

Government budgets at every level now include allocations aimed at fighting an ephemeral “War on Terror” in the United States.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2011, Source: TomDispatch.com

The vast majority of the electorate seems to be viewing anti-Muslim alarms as a distraction from other, far more pressing problems: real problems.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2011, Source: TomDispatch.com

The American landscape is pockmarked by the wreckage left behind by angry, white male extremists.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

Republican members of the incoming Congress are looking for terrorism in ever more startling places.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

Tainted character, ruined trust and the disruption of democratic politics are the great achievements of state surveillance.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

The phony 'debate' over the construction of an Islamic cultural center near the former World Trade Center portends darker things to come.

Posted on: May 23, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

Covert police actions against U.S. Muslims lead to broken homes, deported parents, bereft children, suicides, killings -- and they make everyone less safe.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: Nation Books

The War on Terror has ravaged many Muslim communities in the United States. Clerics and other community leaders are deported with no due process.