Editorials & Actions

Israel/Palestine

Anvery and Lerner on Israel Independence Day 2016

Tikkun  to heal, repair and transform the world A note from Rabbi Michael Lerner Join or Donate Now!     Editor’s Note: It was 47 years ago that Mario Savio (the great orator of the Free Speech Movement) and I chose …
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Spirituality

Not Another Dark Holocaust Poem (by Renna Ulvang)

Not Another Dark Holocaust Poem: Chava, Miriam, Auschwitz   by Renna Ulvang It is tempting to dredge up ashy metaphors for your last days on earth To remain riveted, horrified, impaled by thoughts of what it must have been like …
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US Politics

Daniel Berrigan z’l Dead at 94

Daniel Berrigan was one of  the most inspiring figures of the anti-war and social justice movements of the past fifty years. He died on Saturday, April 30, 2016, and will be sorely missed by all of us who knew him. …
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Israel/Palestine

Norman Finkelstein on Sanders, the first Intifada, & BDS

Editor’s note: We thank Phillip Weiss for giving us blanket permission to reprint articles from the website Mondoweiss. Norman Finkelstein has been one of the courageous voices critiquing Israeli policies for several decades. In the conversation below, he makes many …
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Environment

Threats to Mother Earth and how to confront them by Leonardo Boff

Threats to Mother Earth and how to confront them      Leonardo Boff         Theologian-Philosopher       Earthcharter Commission   There are four threats that our Common Home faces, and which demand from us our special attention.  The first is how in modern times the Earth is viewed …
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Justice & Prisons

American War Crimes That Still Ought to be Prosecuted

American War Crimes That Still Ought to Be Prosecuted Let’s take a moment to think about the ultimate strangeness of our American world.  In recent months, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have offered a range of hair-raising suggestions: as president, one or the other …
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War & Peace

Drone Whistleblowers Step Out of the Shadows

Pratap Chatterjee, Inside the Devastation of America’s Drone Wars Posted by Pratap Chatterjee on Tikkun’s media ally: TomDispatch.com A note from Tom Engelhardt:   In our part of the world, it’s not often that potential “collateral damage” speaks, but it happened last week.  …
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US Politics

Pro Hillary vs. Pro Bernie

Tikkun magazine is a 501-c3 and hence prohibited from taking stands in support of or opposition to any candidate or political party. But we can and do present analyses of positions taken by political candidates and also allow our writers …
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US Politics

Bernie Sanders Speech to the Vatican and Hillary Clinton’s Speech to National Action Network

Tikkun magazine does not endorse candidates for public office nor does it support any political party. Bernie Sanders Speech to the Vatican  April 16 I am honored to be with you today and was pleased to receive your invitation to …
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Media

Paying Job at Tikkun: Audience Development, Operations and Office Manager at our Berkeley, Ca. Office

Now Hiring: Audience Development & Operations and Office Manager by Tikkun April 17, 2016 We are looking for a full-time Audience Development and Operations Manager for Tikkun magazine and its consciousness-raising arm, the Network of Spiritual Progressives to work in our Berkeley, CA …
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US Politics

My Democracy Spring–a report from a Tikkunista at the D.C. Demonstrations for Money Out of Politics

My Democracy Spring by Michael Kramer, a member of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue-Without-Walls It started with an email many months ago about protesting the fact that what the people want has no influence in legislation, while money very much does.  If …
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Global Capitalism

Right and Left in Germany by our correspondent Victor Grossman

RIGHT AND LEFT IN GERMANY     by Victor Grossman Yes, Bernie won in Wisconsin. He also won in Berlin, Germany! 556 US citizens here, a record number, participated in the Democratic primary, and a full 79.5% voted for Sanders. …
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US Politics

Destroying the Remaining Decency in the Israeli Army by Uri Avnerygues

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Israel/Palestine

Uri Avnery on the Shifting Alliances in the Middle East

Editor’s Note: Once again Avnery gives us the larger view of the conflicts in the MidEast and helps us understand how distorted the framework that the Western media presents about what is actually happening and the impact of the West …
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Israel/Palestine

Israeli Products from the West Bank

Products from West Bank Settlers or non-Palestinian Companies Operating from the West Bank Note from the Network of Spiritual Progressives: People who do not wish to boycott Israel itself, but do wish to avoid purchasing goods and services from the …
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