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MTA Bans All Political Advertising Because of Hate Speech

The MTA board of directors voted 9-2 on Wednesday in favor of a resolution banning all political advertising on MTA property, NBC New York reports. The ban comes largely in response to Texas-based anti-Muslim crusader Pamela Geller’s hateful posters on public transportation. This decision from the MTA renders U.S. District Court Judge John Koeltl’s decision […]

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Subway Posters Counter Anti-Muslim Sentiment With Good Jokes

Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, comedians and documentary filmmakers behind the movie The Muslims Are Coming, are fighting back against conservative activist Pamela Geller’s hateful subway ads with the best weapon in their arsenal: humor. They’re pasting up posters in subway stations with messages like “FACT: Grownup Muslims can do more pushups than baby Muslims,” […]

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City Human Rights Commission Gets Its Own Anti- “Savage” Ads

New York City’s Human Rights Commission is the latest group to respond to Pamela Geller’s controversial “anti-jihad” subway ads, which have been accused of equating Muslims or Palestinians with “savages.” The commission announced it would run ads that read, “From many countries, one city,” in several subway stations as early as next week. Several religious […]

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“Savage” Anti-Muslim Ads Hacked Yet Again

Tipster Davey Davis caught yet another vandal in the act of beautifying one of Pamela Geller’s rightfully-maligned “anti-jihad” subway ads at around 10 p.m. in the 42nd Street station last night. The anonymous interventionist cut up and and rearranged one of the posters, flipping its infamous “In any war between the civilized man and the […]

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New Response Ads to Go Up Near “Anti-Jihad” Ads

Earlier this week, an ad by the United Methodist Women organization went up next to one of Pamela Geller’s controversial “anti-jihad” ads in the 42nd Street subway station, reading, “Hate speech is not civilized. Support peace in word and deed.” Now, two more religious groups are set to debut response ads of their own. Monday, […]

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Political Subway Ads to Get Disclaimers After “Savage” Controversy

The Metropolitan Transit Authority board adopted a policy yesterday that will require all future subway ads that espouse a particular political or moral point of view to require a disclaimer that the views expressed don’t reflect those of the MTA, as well as an identification of the organization behind the ad. The move is a […]

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The Islamophobic Subway Ads Have Already Been Vandalized

These openly racist subway ads from Pamela Geller and the American Freedom Defense Initiative were put up just hours ago, and already, an enterprising vandal has defaced them. The stickers label the ads, which label Muslims as “savages,” for what they really are– “racist” and “hate speech.” According to Mondoweiss, the ads have already been […]

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Hateful Anti-American Group To Dishonor 9/11 Victims on 9/11

Instead of protesting the fact that there’s still nothing substantial built at the World Trade Center site, right wing fear monger Pamela Geller will continue to focus her hatred on the so called “Ground Zero Mosque” a few blocks away and has chosen the 9th anniversary of the September 11th attacks to hold the rally. […]

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