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US Politics

Dan Brook states his 52 Reasons to Support Bernie Sanders for President

Editor’s Note: I once again want to encourage those who support Hillary, or Jill Stein, or other candidates, to write articles for us about why they do so. We don’t endorse any candidate or political party–can’t because we are a …
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US Politics

Jeffrey Sachs, economist, says: Hillary is the Candidate of the War Machine

Editor’s note: Tikkun magazine does not endorse any candidate or political party. But as I’ve said in several previous emails, we will send out articles that have a serious or substantial intellectual content challenging the ideas of any of the candidates, …
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US Politics

Richard Falk Challenges UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon

Israel shoots the messenger: An open letter to Ban Ki-Moon Richard Falk Saturday 6 February 2016 While I was special rapporteur for Palestine, you chose to attack me in public on several occasions. Now Israel has turned its fire on …
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War & Peace

Refugee Aid: A Vision of International Solidarity and Love

Editor’s Note: Tikkun and our interfaith and secular-humanist-welcoming Network of Spiritual Progressives supports the work of Tamera and the Institute for Global Peace Work. –Rabbi Michael Lerner   Refugee Aid: A Vision of International Solidarity Statement following reports from our co-workers …
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US Politics

David Swanson on World Beyond War argues that Jill Stein’s Platform is more viable than Bernie’s

Editor’s Note: As we’ve noted each time we post something about the election, we are NOT endorsing any candidate or party, but allowing members of our community to explain why they have chosen who they’ve chosen to support. JANUARY 29 …
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Israel/Palestine

Uri Avnery on the Current Reality of the Israeli Peace Movement

Uri Avnery January 30, 2016                        The Pied Piper of Zion HAMELIN, A small town in Germany (not so far from where I was born), was infested with rats. In their despair, the burghers called upon a …
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Israel/Palestine

Some Arab regimes have Black Slaves

Editor’s Note: Tikkun believes in the free exchange of ideas ala John Stuart Mill’s brilliant defense of free speech and the marketplace of ideas. For that reason we sometimes publish articles that are certain to offend a significant section of …
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Israel/Palestine

Take Action to Save the Bedouins–appeal from Rabbi Arik Ascherman

Editor’s note: Rabbi Arik Ascherman is one of our great contemporary heroes. His work to save the Israeli Bedouins from being obliterated by the Israeil government deserves your fuill support. Please read his call to you below! Standing up for the humanity of …
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Israel/Palestine

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb challenges JNF on Tu B’shvat Planting Trees in Israel

Words by Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb on the JNF “special deal” for Tu B’shvat (today, January 25th).  The Jewish National Fund (JNF) is offering a special deal for Tu B’Shevat on its website:  “Help celebrate TuBishvat by planting a tree in …
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War & Peace

Failed States–”We Destroyed the Cities to Save Them and Other Future Headlines

Failed States and States of Failure  “We Destroyed the Cities to Save Them” and Other Future Headlines By Tom Engelhardt One of the charms of the future is its powerful element of unpredictability, its ability to ambush us in lovely ways …
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Environment

Bill McKibben on The Real Zombie Apocalypse

Editor’s note: If you are going to any environmental event in the next few months, (e.g. a Tu B’shvat seder this coming weekend) please ask the attendees to read this very important article by Bill McKibben. Unfortunately, though McKibben recognizes …
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US Politics

Hillary is far More Dangerous Than the Neo-cons by Steve Weissman

Editor’s note: Tikkun as a 501-=c-3 non profit does not take stands in support of candidates or political parties. But our readers do have positions and we are happy to put any coherent and insightful piece of writing about the …
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US Politics

12 of the 18 Former Military Arrested in Guatemala are US Trained

Editor’s Note:  We at Tikkun have been involved for the last decade in supporting the important work of the SOA, the religious progressive organization that challenges the U.S. government to shut down its school (formerly known as the U.S. Army’s …
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Judaism

Scholarship and Provocation: A Response to Arthur Green’s Review of Hasidism Incarnate

Scholarship and Provocation: A Response to Arthur Green’s Review of Hasidism Incarnate bu Shaul Magid,     I, Arthur Green, recently published a review of my recent book Hasidism Incarnate in Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations. The review raises some important …
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Interfaith

The World’s Most Enlightening Region

Review of the documentary: The World’s Most Enlightening Region  by   Rev. Ray Wade, Birmingham I witnessed people being moved by this film when shown at the Parliament of World’s Religions. Like the saying “a picture is worth a thousand …
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