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Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018

I didn’t want to write about anti-Semitism until a Jewish family member called me an anti-Semite. Specifically, she said some of my writing and posting on social media was anti-Semitic. 416 more words

Israel

Unexpected Sojourns in Cappadocia

September 12, 2017

Sometimes the best-laid plans fall apart, and sometimes that is the greatest gift.

Nathan and I had come to Turkey to visit… 3,309 more words

Turkey

When the superpower soils his pants

Have you read it, the Iran Nuclear “deal”?  I haven’t.

I don’t intend to either.

President Trump says it’s a bad deal for the U.S. 391 more words

People

Let's Take a Stand Nationwide

Before this year, if a woman was impregnated by her rapist during his attack, he would have equal legal rights to the child growing inside her. 402 more words

Sexual Violence Prevention

Policy Memo on Nuclear Waste Management

 

Executive Summary

The absence of permanent nuclear repository poses financial and environmental threat to the United States. To address the two main challenges of siting and designing of the repository, this memo proposes two policy recommendations. 2,487 more words

Academia

Why Israel is a Sacred Cow for America

Professor Noam Chomsky has been educating Americans about Israel-Palestine for many years, most recently in his talk in Oakland in March 2018.

Thanks to my friend, Mohammed Awad, I met… 108 more words

People

Korea – a book by Michael Pembroke

I’d like to recommend Michael Pembroke’s Korea: Where the American Century Began (Richmond, Victoria, Australia: Hardie Grant Books, 2018). Despite the title, it is less of a book about Korea than the United States and the evolution of its policies vis-à-vis North and South Korea and China and East Asia more generally. 289 more words

General Interest