Naber Pens “The Racism of the Patriot Act: Then and Now” OpEd

Nadine Naber

Twenty years to the month after the US Congress passed the Patriot Act, Arab Americans continue to feel its devastating impact. The Patriot Act, and its successor, the USA Freedom Act, are backronyms that are Orwellian in their spin.

Nadine Naber’s “The Racism of the Patriot Act: Then and Now” examines the afterlife of the USA Patriot Act and its continued impact on Arab American communities.

Read the complete article HERE.

Dr. Naber is a professor in the Gender and Women's Studies Program and the Global Asian Studies Program, and holds an affiliation with the Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Chicago.