Yesterday, I wrote about how Progressives might need to somehow appeal to at least some of the voters who currently support Trump. I need to add something to that. Specifically, I am now struck by the fact that the Progressive Left has done many things well, but explaining its advantages to the Deplorables who support…

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…the more they stay the same. From Ancient Times to the Modern Era by Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Purim is a’comin this Wednesday eve to Thursday eve. The megillah (the scroll of the biblical book of Esther) is read on the eve of Purim. If you’re Jewish you may have such associations with this holiday…

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Today I saw another article decrying identity politics. I’ll confess, I run hot and cold on this. As a good 1960s hold-over, I have the tendency to privilege identity politics…whether based on race, class, gender, or what have you. Yet, I will also admit to feeling some concern about it. As a weapon it is,…

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According to Chaos Theory, a simple set of rules cannot be imposed on a complex system without causing a catastrophic breakdown. Many of you will know this if you’ve ever tried to open a dinosaur safari park. A slightly more contemporary example can be see in Britain’s continued pursuit of the racist pipe dream that…

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In an astonishing development, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to defy Trump and overturn his declaration of a national emergency. This is the first time since 2016 that at least some Republican Senators have united with their Democratic counterparts to oppose Trump. It is important not to over-stress the importance of the vote. First, Trump…

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