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Nate Terani: Donald Trump’s America– Already Hell Enough for this Muslim-American

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:18:07 +0000

[Thanks to our media ally for sharing this article by Nate Terani. The introduction is from Tom Engelhardt who edits Tom Dispatch] Who could possibly keep up with the discordant version of musical chairs now being played out in …

We Never Needed to Use an Atomic Bomb–not in WWII, NEVER

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:07:41 +0000

By Anthony Gronowicz This entire race to mutual destruction began with the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki that were militarily unnecessary: President Truman misled the American people into thinking that Hiroshima and Nagasaki that  were military targets. …

A note from Keith Ellison about Farrakhan and hatred

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:46:15 +0000

  Rep. Keith EllisonFollow Member of Congress from Minnesota’s Fifth District. Vice-Chair, @USProgressives Mar 18   [ Editor's Note: When you read this, it becomes even more striking and upsetting that the leaders of the Women's March could not be …

Radical Social Theorist Richard Lichtman is Dead at 87 z’l

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:19:18 +0000

One of the most profound radical thinkers in the U.S. was found dead in his bedroom Friday, March 16. Lichtman, who would have turned 77 in a few days,  a professor philosophy at U.C. Berkeley and then of social theory …

Redeeming Religion from Slavery by Rabbi Mike Moskowitz

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 23:58:17 +0000

“If she wants to wear a dress and sit in the women’s section, she is welcome to come to shul”, said the Rabbi of my [old] synagogue, in Lakewood, NJ informing me of the new policy of trans-exclusion. Using the …

America’s Phony War Blitzkrieg Overseas, Sitzkrieg in the Homeland By William J. Astore

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:27:38 +0000

Editor’s note: Thanks to our media ally we share with you some reflections on the way the U.S. has been conducting warfare for the past 17 years without most people even noticing. It starts with an introduction by Tom …

New Government in Germany: New Faces but Not New Policies

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:32:00 +0000

NEW FACES AND NOT POLICIES Victor Grossman    Tikkun’s Correspondent in Berlin , March 14 2018   After nearly six months of haggling uncertainty the three-party German coalition puck is in the goal box. The suspense is over, the chickens have …

Radical Modernist Lola Ridge Celebrated The Ghetto

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:33:49 +0000

Terese Svoboda recounts the life and history of modernist poet Lola Ridge (1873-1941), whose radical politics and empathy for the plight of others are still sorely needed today.

Settler Violence: Absence of Law Enforcement

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 00:07:36 +0000

Check out this article from our friends at B'Tselem on settler violence and the absence of law enforcement, and stay tuned for new resourceful content from them on our website each week!

Farrakhan & the Women’s March: An Unholy Connection

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:49:08 +0000

Cat Zavis reflects on what healing and reconciliation can look like when anti-Semitism (or any other -ism) rears its ugly head.