Scientific racism, militarism, and the new atheists

Leading figures in the new atheist movement are heirs to the disreputable scientific racists of the past, argues Murtaza Hussain.

Al Jazeera, 2 April 2013

Update:  Sam Harris, the main target of Murtaza Hussain’s polemic, has posted an email exchange with Glenn Greenwald in which, predictably, Harris indignantly denies the charge of racism and Islamophobia.

Update 2:  See Glenn Greenwald, “Sam Harris, the New Atheists, and anti-Muslim animus”, Guardian, 3 April 2013