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Thursday, September 23, 2021
Too Big To Fail (at a Coup)
Tell me where Adam Serwer is wrong here: Those who attempted to subvert democracy have faced few political or legal consequences. As is typ...
As of today, approximately two-thirds of Americans have received at least one COVID vaccine shot . I am, of course, one of them (fully vacci...
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Breaking: UC-Berkeley Students Protest Against Allowing Israeli Politician To Speak on Campus
A petition -- launched by a UC-Berkeley student organization, and now with ~8000 signatures -- demands that the UC-Berkeley admin "take...
Friday, September 17, 2021
Bye Bye Nine Nine
*Spoilers* Brooklyn Nine Nine had its series finale today. Jill and I have watched the show from the beginning -- we were hooked from the fi...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
On a Certain Genre of Journalism-Apologia from Tablet to the Nation
Yesterday, YIVO held a panel on "The Jewish press today" , featuring top editors from the Forward , JTA , and Tablet Magazine . In...
What To Make of Mean Progressive Bosses
Buzzfeed has a story about House Progressive Caucus chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)'s alleged terrible treatment of her staff . It re...
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Going Local: My Op/ed on Vaccine Mandates and the Portland Police
Since I'm now an official Portland resident, I decided to write an op/ed for my local paper, The Oregonian: "Portland Police Should...
Saturday, September 11, 2021
The End of "Shared" "Sacrifice"
My 9/11 story is not particularly special. I was in high school when the news reached us that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. Initia...
Thursday, September 09, 2021
How California's Jewish Community Sealed Its Win in the Battle Over the State's Ethnic Studies Program
The California legislature has passed AB 101, a law mandating ethnic studies instruction for all high school graduates starting in 2030 . T...
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