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The revival of Golda Meir

At last, the pioneering Israeli grandmother, Golda Meir, is experiencing a well-earned revival. Last month it was announced that the Oscar-winning Israeli director Guy Nativ is working on a new film about the Former Israeli

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Can we get there from here?

Always know yesterday before you judge today: When the United Nations proposed a two-state solution to Palestine in the 1940s, the Arabs rejected it.  They didn’t want Jews, who were running from the Holocaust in

The great replacement theory
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The great replacement theory

Why the Big White PanIc from Fox Fantasy These Days? Well, in addition to watching Black voters vote overwhelmingly Democratic in 2020, there’s a wave of nonwhite immigrants who are also leaning Democratic. That has

Dearest Trumpsters
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Dearest Trumpsters

Dear, dear Trump supporters, Trump’s not just a faker, he’s a hardcore criminal. He’s everything he convinced you Hillary Clinton was four years ago. He’s the one who deserves to be “locked up” and soon

Whose Land Is This?
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Whose Land Is This?

If you’re a “minority” in this country, as many of us are many times over – brown, queer,  black, Asian, Mexican, HIV-positive, immigrant, female, disabled, ANYTHING but white (especially Evangelical Christian) male—this election is the big

Daze them with stupidity!
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Daze them with stupidity!

Will the (gasp!) Mueller Report change anything? Were you shocked and surprised by what you were able to actually read? No. Did Trump’s team, starring Barr and Giuliani playing daze ‘um-with-stupidity defense, and Mueller and

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Not on our watch!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(right, with her guest) is wearing a pin with a picture of the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody. This beautiful child, (r) Jakelin Caal Maquin, died after she was not given

Judy Wieder Wins Excellence Award
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Judy Wins Prestigious Award

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and recognizes exemplary work produced in 2017. Judy Wieder will win the Excellence in Book Writing Award, to be

Journalism and the price of progress
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Journalism and the price of progress

Introduction: Necessity truly is the mother of invention. This includes the biggest invention of the millennium: the World Wide Web.  Slowly revealing itself as a miracle of communication—though one that’s hell-bent on replacing all other

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Thank you, The Advocate

The Advocate’s first female editor-in-chief, Judy Wieder, chronicles her fascinating life — which included time as a folk singer, disco songwriter, and hair band journalist — in Random Events Tend to Cluster. Read the article here