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Politics & Society

Obery Hendricks on MLK jr. and His Legacy

­­­  Editor’s note:  Having just returned (Monday, Jan. 16, 2016) from participating in a demonstration and march in Oakland, Ca. today in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, I was glad to receive this submission to Tikkun  (below) …
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US Politics

Juan Cole: Is MLK’s Legacy Being Reversed

Editor’s Note: Some of us are reacting to Trump as though he had emerged from nowhere with his reactionary agenda. Actually, the movement that came to his aid has been seeking for several decades to undo much of the liberal and …
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US Politics

Obama’s Farewell

Editor’s Note:  As is my custom in many of the articles I put up on this section of the website, I try to provide you with analyses that you are not likely to read in the mainstream media. In this …
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Health

Dems help defeat lower costs for prescription medications

I found the following on the internet, do not know who authored it, but do believe that it is accurate in reporting who voted against lowering costs for prescription medications by allowing them to be brought in from Canada which …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel Embassy in UK Caught Plotting to “Take Down” a Senior Tory Minister

From Alfred Gluecksmann of the ArgentumPost.com Israel Embassy in the UK Caught Plotting To “Take Down” a Senior Tory Minister While the US “Fourth Estate” MSM in collusion with the” Deep State” is busy disseminating U.S. best interests by by engaging …
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Christianity

Rev. Richard Rohr on How Jesus Interpreted Scripture–if only Contemporary Christians could Follow Rohr!

Rev. Rohr is one of the most creative thinkers in the contemporary Christian world. He seeks to do for Christianity what many of us in the Jewish Renewal movement are seeking to do for Judaism, namely make it spiritually alive …
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US Politics

Unions Facing the Trump Era

By Jonathan Rosenblum Beginning in 1979 in Seattle, WA, Jim Levitt expertly fabricated custom aircraft parts and tools, helping make the Boeing Company one of the most successful businesses in the world. But in 2013, corporate executives issued a threat: They demanded …
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Global Capitalism

Pope Francis: Capitalism is Terrorism Against All Humanity

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2016/12/23/pope-francis-capitalism-is-terrorism-against-all-of-humanity/ Collective Evolution       December 23, 2016 Pope Francis: capitalism is “terrorism against all of humanity” Alanna Ketler Once again, Pope Francis has made global headlines, shocking reporters late Sunday after blaming the “god of money” for the extremist violence …
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War & Peace

Russia’s Legitimate Fears

Editor’s Note: Russia’s dictatorship is a far cry from the hopes that the Russian people had when they overthrew their communist regime and bought into the neo-liberal fantasies sold to them by global capitalism. The subsequent history has led many …
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Interfaith

Chanukah and Christmas as we approach a Trump presidency

A Return to Hope in Troubling Times: Chanukah and Christmas Honestly, do you know anyone who hasn’t been suffering from a case of acute despair, depression or cynicism about the world in the past few months? *For some it might …
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US Politics

Drowning the World in Oil : Trump’s Carbon-Obsessed Energy Policy and the Planetary Nightmare to Come

Editor’s note: here is another important article from our media ally tomdispacth.com and the introduction is written by its editor Tom Engelhardt   Sadly, the Left can point out the problems, but has no serious strategy to change the consciousness of …
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US Politics

Taking on Trump by Ted Glick

Taking on Trump By Ted Glick There is only one way that I can see Trump succeeding with his outrageous efforts—such as his Cabinet nominations–to turn back the clock to the 50’s, or further: if most of us who supported …
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Education

Pew Report on Religion and Education Around the World

Religion and Education Around the World Large gaps in education levels persist, but all faiths are making gains – particularly among women  WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 13, 2016) – Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the …
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War & Peace

Cops of the Pacific? The U.S. Military’s Role in Asia in the Age of Trump

An interesting speculative piece from our media all TomDispatch.com Cops of the Pacific?  The U.S. Military’s Role in Asia in the Age of Trump  By Tim Shorrock Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater …
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US Politics

Chanukah and Christmas in the Shadow of Trump

Don’t Let Trump Ruin Your Holidays By Rabbi Michael Lerner Don’t let the latest outrageous appointment to his administration of racists and anti-Semites or the oppressive policy “the Donald” plans to implement as soon as he takes office, or the …
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