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Global Capitalism

Merkel Clobbered While Rightists Threat Grows

[Editor's note: the rise of the racist Right in Germany in the Sept. 2017 election once again demonstrates the weakness of a centrist politics whose only holy principle is compromise in order to get or hold power. Just as in …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel, Palestine and the Kurds

I cannot remember saying anything positive about Netanyahu in the past few decades, but in the case of the Kurds, I must acknowledge that he is finally doing something decent by supporting Kurdish independence. Yes, it may be for the …
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US Politics

Cherie Brown on Fighting Racism

FIRST DAY of ROSH HASHANAH TALK BY CHERIE R BROWN SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 It is an honor for me to be speaking today.  When David called me shortly after the events in Charlottesville and asked me to try and say …
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Israel/Palestine

Uri Avnery Calls out “An Authentic Jewish Fascist”

(Editor’s Note: Tikkun does not have enough staff to verify claims made by our authors on our website. So we have to trust the research done by our writers. In the case of Uri Avnery, the leader of the Jewish …
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Israel/Palestine

Arthur Waskow on Israel’s Multiple Denials of Human Rights

My Qualms and Self-Correction “Tshuvah: Till by Turning, Turning, We Come Round Right”  I have been having qualms about some aspects of what I wrote a few days ago in response to Rabbis Marc Angel’s and Uri Regev’s open letter …
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Many Americans Know Little About Constitutional Rights

(Editor’s note: All too often, people in the liberal and progressive world scorn those Americans who know little about their Constitutional rights or the rights of others. But actually it is more appropriate to respond with outrage at an educational …
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US Politics

A 99% Manifesto in honor or the Anniversary of the Occupy Movement

A 99% Manifesto Dan Brook     A specter is haunting America and the world; the specter of gross inequality. The inequality is economic, to be sure, but also social, political, racial, sexual, educational, medical, occupational, gastronomical, geographical, and otherwise. …
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US Politics

How to Read Donald Trump

(Editor’s Note: Ariel Dorfman has been sharing his writing with Tikkun for several decades, so it is a joy to share this latest article, via our media allyTomDispatch.com . Dorfman was one of those profound thinkers who worked with the democratically …
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Environment

The Real Homeland Security Threat

[Editor's note: if after reading Juan Cole's article below you feel a desire to do something, join the Network of Spiritual Progressives at www.spiritualprogressives.org and  become active with us in seeking endorsements for the most comprehensive approach to stopping corporate …
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Israel/Palestine

A Note from Israeli Gush Shalom peace movement leader Uri Avnery

Uri Avnery September 9, 2017   A Confession   TODAY IS the last day of the 93rd year of my life. Ridiculous.   Am I moderately satisfied with my life until now? Yes. I am.   If by a miracle …
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Israel/Palestine

Israel Update mid September 2017

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 An enemy image is a vital munition of war 1) A shooting in Hebron shakes the Israeli society The following article is due to be published in German by Internationaler Versoehnungsbund, the Austrian branch of the …
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Judaism

High Holidays with Rabbi Michael Lerner & Beyt Tikkun

The spiritual task of the ten days that start the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Wednesday Sept. 20 (10 days from now) and continue to its climax on Yom Kippur is to delve seriously into what changes we need in the …
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War & Peace

The U.S. Military Role in the World

  (Editor’s Note: This article, coming to us from our media ally TomDispatch.com, should give us some perspective on the U.S. military role in the world. Perhaps it might even awaken us to another important question: why exactly are we …
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US Politics

Ralph Nader on the Republicans and Dems

[Editor's Note: I still wish Nader had taken my advice in 2000 and told his voters in states where the election was close to not vote for him but vote instead for Nader. I also urged him to introduce spiritual …
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War & Peace

What the Media isn’t Telling You About North Korea Missile Tests

[Editor's Note: We Americans have barely a clue about the mischief the U.S. military has been up to for most of the past decades. It has often been provocative when it hasn't gone the full length of military interventions, sometimes …
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