Happy birthday (actual birthday, not blog birthday) to me!
I'm actually not doing anything in particular today, though Jill and I will be going to a hockey game this weekend. In a few weeks, we're planning to invite friends over for board games. If you're wondering "why in a few weeks, David?", the answer is I just had a Super Bowl party, and in typical neurotic millennial fashion I fear it's way too soon to ask my friends to voluntarily hang out with me in a party-like setting again.
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David Roberts summarizes the Green New Deal proposal. He's pretty favorable towards it. So am I.
Weird headline aside, this is an interesting article on Israel's current state of play in Africa. In particular, Islamic extremists on the continent are starting to link their attacks to the Palestinian cause, which is in turn pulling African governments closer to Israel.
Much work needs to be done, but Israeli universities are at the forefront of supporting and integrating Israel's Arab minority, and deserve a ton of praise for it.
Partners for Progressive Israel, on the message that needs to be sent to both the right and left on Israeli and Palestinian rights
Antisemitic flyers at the University of Montana claim "Jews" are attacking the First Amendment.
On the antisemitic roots of the "Jews controlled the slave trade" canard.