MSNBC Author Dean Obeidallah
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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

9d ago

'The Problem With Jon Stewart' is he was absent during Trump's regime

Stewart wants his new show to result in more than just laughs.
20d ago

Trump's Republican tyranny of the minority is entering a terrifying new phase

It’s not the views of all voters that matter to GOP elected officials; it’s only what their base wants.
28d ago

Trump allies are still spreading a dangerous Jan. 6 myth

Why this may be the most dangerous pro-Trump rally we've seen yet.
35d ago

After 9/11 Trump weaponized anti-Muslim hate — yet praises Jan. 6 insurrectionists

After 9/11, Trump and other GOP leaders helped escalate anti-Muslim hate to levels never seen before. Now they're praising the Jan. 6 attackers.
53d ago

Biden should defund states that restrict voting rights. Period.

The GOP is willing to punish millions — even an entire state — to achieve its political goals. Why can't Democrats do the same?
59d ago

Afghan women's rights are threatened — but the GOP isn't their champion

The Taliban aren't the only ones trying to impose their will on women's bodies and choices.
71d ago

Why Ron DeSantis is more dangerous than Trump

Florida's kids are less safe because Gov. DeSantis wants to be president some day.
87d 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.
91d 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.
102d 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.
114d 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.