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Dean Obeidallah

Dean Obeidallah, a lawyer, hosts "The Dean Obeidallah Show" on SiriusXM radio's Progress channel. He has written for The Daily Beast, CNN.com and other publications and is a co-creator of the annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.

Dean Obeidallah, a lawyer, hosts "The Dean Obeidallah Show" on SiriusXM radio's Progress channel. He has written for The Daily Beast, CNN.com and other publications and is a co-creator of the annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.

Latest from Dean Obeidallah

12d ago

Fox News' Covid vaccine denials can't go unpunished

I filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday. Here's hoping it moves forward.
16d ago

Whiteness helps shield Donald Trump from election consequences

Trump hasn’t been punished for trying to "stop the steal." As a lawyer this literally makes no sense to me.
27d ago

Trump's still radicalizing his supporters at rallies just like before the Jan. 6 attack

Trump's campaign rally reboot is more of a re-run, with the same messaging that got us here in the first place.
38d ago

Trump asking if DOJ could investigate 'SNL' was a dictator move

I should know. I've worked on "SNL" staff — and I've seen friends persecuted by authoritarians.
46d ago

The FBI says the Capitol riot was 'terrorism.' Democrats (and Republicans) should, too.

To borrow a famous line from former President George W. Bush shortly after 9/11: “Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.”
50d ago

Newsmax's anti-Muslim freakout sums up Trump's America

A graduating student said "Allah" in the Pledge of Allegiance. Here’s how Newsmax Trump loyalists blew it out of proportion.
52d ago

Black Americans have worse voting rights now than in 1965

Civil rights in America are far from a given when Black Americans had more voting rights in 1965 than they do today.
60d ago

The GOP is treating Jan. 6 the way white supremacists treated the Tulsa Race Massacre

A century after white people in power covered up the Tulsa Race Massacre, the GOP is trying to cover up the Jan. 6 riots.
66d ago

The Daily News Yang cartoon highlights the painful power of media

This is not the conversation we should be having. Definitely not at a time when the AAPI community is still weathering a wave of hate crimes.
73d ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn't think white people can be terrorists

Defending white people from being called a terrorist is apparently more important than defending America from terrorism.
88d ago

McConnell's Republican Senate posse picks up where Trump left off — in schools

Republicans’ assault on academic freedom has been kicked into high gear in the past few weeks.