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‘Why do they hate us?’

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks created a sense of vulnerability in the United States that still persists, that transformed the nation’s Muslim community from unseen to a suspected enemy within, and that prompted actions that one expert predicted will be viewed by history as moral failures. That was the sense of a panel discussion […] … learn more→

Tolerance grows for a wide variety of groups, except for Muslim extremists

Although Americans are increasingly tolerant of the open expression of a variety of views, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 have made most Americans reluctant to extend those freedoms to Muslim extremists, research released this week by NORC at the University of Chicago shows. The finding, reported in NORC\’s General Social Survey, illustrates a […] … learn more→