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Is this really how fascism takes hold in the US?

When dealing with current politics, we don't want to belittle history, but can't underplay reality either.

Stephen Bannon

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Ways of Living With ‘Alternative Facts’: An Anecdote

 A Quiet Heart

A couple of nights ago I went to see A Quiet Heart, a fine film about a young Jewish woman, an accomplished pianist from Tel Aviv who had come to Jerusalem, apparently to get away from her family and former boyfriend. She moved into an apartment in the ultra-Orthodox part of the city where acute hostility is exhibited toward more secular Jews and local Christians connected with a nearby monastic church.

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President Trump: The Final Assault on Human Kindness and the Environment

Environment

Unite, Mobilise, Act

A silver lining of action and fury is bubbling inside the prevailing gloom that is the election of Donald Trump.

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Respect the Green Line!

settlers

The most incisive analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict I have ever read was written by the Jewish-Polish-British historian Isaac Deutscher. It consists of a single image.

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Fallacies of the Anti-Islam Crowd

Muslims

Ever since the 9/11 attacks, there has been a fringe element in American society that has claimed that the attacks were part of a centuries-old religious war between Islam and Christianity.

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