The Center is a wholly non partisan University based research and policy organization that studies and opposes bigotry and extremism without regard to political orientation.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
UK Bans Alleged "Haters"; Al Q Video; DHS Extremism Dictionary Withdrawn
Some controversial American talkers with a California connection have been banned from Britain by the UK's Home Office for extremism along with an assortment of others from around the world. The most well known on the new list is San Francisco talk radio host Michael Savage. In addition other unwanteds are as Sabiqun leader Imam Abdul Musa, who with former compatriot Abdel Malik Ali spread anti-Semitic and anti-government across California campuses, and Fred and Shirley Phelps, aka the "God hates fags" protesters, who most recently protested a high school production of Rent in Orange County, California.
California State University, San Bernardino, California
The CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF HATE AND EXTREMISM at California State University, San Bernardino is a nonpartisan research and policy center that examines the ways that BIGOTRY, advocacy of extreme methods, or TERRORISM, both DOMESTICALLY and INTERNATIONALLY deny civil or HUMAN RIGHTS to people on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or other relevant status characteristic.
We are fiercely NON PARTISAN and seek to promote discourse and debate.
We study and vigorously OPPOSE the following:
Censorship: Attempts by government and academia to limit or criminalize speech or a free press because some regard the expression as offensive, bigoted, blasphemous, politically unpopular or unpatriotic. However, we vigorously exercise our right to expose and condemn.
Violence: Those who use, advocate, or glorify extrajudicial violence as a means to achieve social or political change
Attacks on Pluralistic Democracy:Efforts to undermine the ideals, processes and institutions of our pluralistic democracy.
Falsehoods: The tactical injection of baseless falsehoods and conspiracy theories into discourse.