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US Politics

America’s Wars by Tom Engelhardt

Editor’s note: Below, another analysis of America’s wars from our media ally TomDispatch.com. As you know, the way to overcome all this is not only to protest against this militarism, but to convince the Left that it needs to promote …
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Environment

The Invisible Monster of Climate Change

  Editor’s note: Tikkun’s media ally TomDispatch.com has produced another valuable analysis, this time in the form of a dystopian forecast of what might be coming by 2050. Below is how its editor Tom Engelhardt introduces this scary yet sadly …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel Freak Out About Hebron

Editor’s note: Uri Avnery is chair of the Israeli Peace Movement GUSH SHALOM and a frequent contributor to Tikkun. Abe, Izzy & Bibi 15/07/17by Uri Avnery THE WHOLE thing could have been a huge practical joke, if it had not …
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Economy/Poverty/Wealth

G20 in Hamburg

FIRE AND RIDDLES AT HAMBURG Berlin Bulletin No. 130, July 10, 2017 Victor Grossman, Berlin The concert hall in Hamburg’s wonderful new Elbphilharmonie edifice resounded with Schiller’s thrilling Ode to Joy and world brotherhood in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Nineteen heads of …
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Christianity

Is Christianity today creating atheists?

[Editor's note: While Tikkun is a Jewish magazine and it is also an interfaith and secular-humanist welcoming magazine, many of whose authors and readers are not Jewish. While we claim not special expertise on the problems facing Christianity, some of …
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Israel/Palestine

Outrage at Israel’s Decision to Prevent Mixed Gender Prayer at the Wall in Jerusalem

Editor’s Note: There was a powerful article by Nicole Zimmerman in Ha’aretz on Thursday critiquing American Jews for getting so upset about the rights of non-orthodox Jews to pray at the Western Wall (the Kotel) while never getting upset in …
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Interfaith

Protecting Egypt and its Coptic Christians by James Zogby

Editor’s note: Tikkun presents this note from the Arab American Institute in part because it highlights the need of people of the world to stand up in defense of Christians in the Middle East who are often under attack from …
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Global Capitalism

U.S. Imperialism–Changing Direction?

 Editor’s note: As in all articles published by Tikkun, except our editorials, Tikkun does not necessarily agree or endorse the views we publish. We choose our articles to present views that are rarely aired in the mainstream media and which …
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Embracing the Chaos & Finding Your Mission in the Midst of our Society’s Spiritual Crisis

http://gratefulness.org/blog/12-reasons-embrace-chaos-move-forward-life/ 12 Reasons to Embrace the Chaos and Move Forward in Life BOB MIGLANI “What’s the point?”, I sometimes ask myself. It’s such an uncertain world out there. I mean, “It all looks so bleak. Why should I even bother …
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War & Peace

Will the Neo-Cons’ Long War Ever End?

June 5, 2017   America’s Long War or Global War on Terror has taken some ugly turns as the West’s continued war-making in the Muslim world leads to new terrorism against Western targets, with no end in sight, explains Nicolas …
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War & Peace

What would war with Korea look like?

Here’s a reasonable question to ask in our unreasonable world: Does Donald Trump even know where North Korea is? The answer matters and if you wonder why I ask, just remember his comment upon landing in Israel after his visit …
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War & Peace

Civilian Victims of War

Whose Children?  A World that Cares Little for Civilian Victims of War www.counterpunch.org A little over a month ago a suicide car bomb blast hit a convoy of civilians outside of the towns of Fua and Kefraya west of Aleppo …
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War & Peace

Is Trump Instigating Sectarian Violence Between Shia and Sunni Muslims?

Editor’s Note:  Shia and Sunni forces have engaged in sectarian violence long before there was a president Trump. But as the authors suggest, his attempt to put together a Sunni alliance against Iran will likely contribute to an escalation of …
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US Politics

Down the Memory Hole: Living in Trump’s United States of Amnesia

Editor’s Note: Glad to share with you another article from our media ally TomDisptacht.com with an introduction from Tom. I can’t really say “enjoy” because the message is so disturbing!– Rabbi Michael Lerner In the first paragraphs of George Orwell’s …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel denying human rights of prisoners

Zeid urges Israel to respect the human rights of detainees GENEVA (24 May 2017) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday expressed serious concern as the mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons entered …
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