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What’s Normal, Mr. President? | Paul F.J. Arañas

September 15, 2022

After President Joe Biden’s speech targeting “MAGA Republicans” and stating that “too much of what’s happening … today is not normal,” I discuss the faulty perceptions of normality in our culture.

President Biden, Abortion, and Catholicism | Paul F.J. Arañas

August 3, 2022

Clip from Eye on Global Politics Episode 4: The Scourge of Islamophobia

Episode 4: Paul F.J. Arañas Ph.D. discusses the issue of Islamophobia in the United States and France: threats against U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar; her recent proposed legislation to combat Islamophobia; cartoons in France that disrespect religious beliefs; the French double standards regarding “freedom of expression;” and the use of labels to denigrate members of the Islamic faith. In addition, Paul discusses some ways for us to combat racism and prejudice. Available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, Spotify, or your other favorite podcasting platform.