Harmeet Kamboj is a Sikh American and a graduate student at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She is currently studying the intersection of interreligious engagement and political activism. Harmeet tweets about religion, politics, and the South Asian diaspora at @harmeet_kamboj.

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The Media’s 'Religious Left' Is Erasing Marginalized Communities of Faith

by Harmeet Kamboj 02-06-2019

While the zeal and strategy of the Religious Right has been well-documented since the movement’s inception in the late 20th century, journalists have lately turned their attention to its alleged left-leaning counterpart. Stories, bearing equal parts documentation and speculation, of an emerging “Religious Left” have decorated the pages of major outlets such as the The New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, and Reuters since 2016. But the framing of these stories distorts as much as it uncovers.