In a roundtable discussion, host Ray Suarez interviews author Reza Aslan (No god But God; How to Win a Cosmic War) and Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies and co-author of the groundbreaking book Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think. This program draws upon Ms. Mogahed's book and reveals major findings of the unprecedented Gallup World Poll, which represents the views of more than 90% of the world’s Muslim population, making it the largest and most comprehensive ongoing study of contemporary Muslims being conducted. The results are fascinating, and often counterintuitive. This Link TV original program will address the questions many are pondering: Why is the Muslim world so anti-American? Who are the extremists? Is democracy something Muslims really want? What do Muslim women want? Click here for more!
In a roundtable discussion taped in Los Angeles, host Ray Suarez interviews actors, writers and producers about Hollywood’s evolving portrayal of Muslims. Guests include Howard Gordon, Executive Producer of 24, the hit Fox TV series; Kamran Pasha, former writer of Showtime’s series, Sleeper Cell; Maz Jobrani, an Iranian-American comedian and actor; and Zarqa Nawaz, creator of the Canadian TV series Little Mosque on the Prairie. The program highlights the ongoing evolution of how Muslims are depicted in American film and television: from stereotypical evil terrorists toward a more nuanced depiction of a range of complex characters. Click here for more!