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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 19–22.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Sharon D. Welch Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2010 The M achiavellian Dilem m a: Paradoxes and Perils of Democratic Governance by Sharon D. Welch N AN UNSEASONABLY WARM FALL EVENING IN November 2008,1joined...
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Published: 01 April 2012
Martin Luther King Jr., Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath—a leader of Reform Judaism—join forces for the March for Peace on February 6, 1968. The Reform movement helped mobilize support for civil rights and condemned the U.S. government’s prejudiced policies. It has not shown the More
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Published: 01 April 2013
Creative Commons/rafahkid Palestinians in Jabalia sit amid rubble in the aftermath of an Israeli strike. We pray that right-wing forces in the Israeli government do not repeat such slaughter. Creative Commons/rafahkid. / Palestinians in Jabalia sit amid rubble in the aftermath of an Israeli More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Seth Harris about federal rules governing personal attendants. Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor. / Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S More
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Published: 01 November 2018
The BDS campaign targeting Israel threatens the profits of such powerful corporations and encourages similar campaigns against supporters of other repressive governments. Creative Commons The BDS campaign targeting Israel threatens the profits of such powerful corporations and encourages similar More
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Published: 01 April 2013
Creative Commons/gloucester2gaza Children run past bombed-out buildings in Gaza City. When will the Israeli government learn that a foreign policy based on generosity, not militarism, is the only path to “homeland security”? Creative Commons/gloucester2gaza. / Children run past bombed-out More
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Published: 01 April 2014
Brian Stauffer ( brianstauffer.com ) As unemployment rises, middle-aged men are increasingly turning to suicide. If we don’t elect a government willing to address this crisis, younger people may lose the prospect of valuing their own aging. Illustration by Brian Stauffer. Brian Stauffer More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Creative Commons/Anja Disseldorp Bhutan residents such as this woman from the town of Jakar benefit from their government’s prioritization of collective well-being. Led by Bhutan, the UN has begun discussing what an International Bank for Right Livelihood could look like. Creative Commons/Anja More
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Published: 01 November 2012
Creative Commons/National Economic and Social Rights Initiative After many demonstrations like this one, Vermont’s government passed a statewide single-payer health care initiative in May 2011. State and municipal reforms can pave the way for more systemic transformation at the national level More
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Published: 01 January 2011
The beautiful and abundant Amazon rainforest (top) is now fouled by toxic oil company pollution. In 2009, indigenous groups in Peru protested the government’s support of oil and gas companies in the Amazon. In the ensuing violence many were injured (below) and killed. The beautiful and abundant More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Women from the Jewish settlement of Neve Dekalim refuse to be evacuated by Israeli soldiers during Israel’s disengagement from Gaza in 2005. The extremism of the new Israeli government ensures that settlements like these will continue to expand. Creative Commons/Israel Defense Forces Women from More
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Published: 01 January 2011
, straining its civilian government as it struggles against al-Qaida and Taliban violence. As the global climate changes, we will see many more unnatural disasters such as Russia’s fires and drought, and Pakistan’s floods of 2010. Here, flood survivors negotiate a road in central Pakistan on August 19. The More
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Published: 01 August 2014
Janet Napolitano—former Secretary of Homeland Security—and call for a democratization of the university’s governance system. Joseph Hodali. / “The current crisis in public and higher education has made it alarmingly clear that educators, artists, intellectuals, and youth need a new political and More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Palestine observer state status in 2012. Top: Creative Commons/Government Press Office of Israel Bottom: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas International support will play a major role in determining whether Palestinians win their bid for statehood, just as it did for Israel. Top: David Ben-Gurion signs the Israeli More
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Published: 01 November 2015
Palestine observer state status in 2012. Top: Creative Commons/Government Press Office of Israel Bottom: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas International support will play a major role in determining whether Palestinians win their bid for statehood, just as it did for Israel. Top: David Ben-Gurion signs the Israeli More
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Tikkun (1 April 2009) 24 (2): 8.
Published: 01 April 2009
... better economic performance than government- declared, it was the “end of history.” managed systems. In recent history, the United States—with 5 Yet, as we experience the first year of this century’s percent of the global population and the dominant share of...
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Tikkun (1 November 2015) 30 (4): 26.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the Palestinians, and the colonization of their land. First, is it, or is it not, an occupation? The entire world, including the United States, thinks it is and therefore considers the Fourth Geneva Convention and other relevant provisions of international law to apply. The Israeli government does...
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Tikkun (1 November 2015) 30 (4): 37–38.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Palestine observer state status in 2012. Top: Creative Commons/Government Press Office of Israel Bottom: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas International support will play a major role in determining whether Palestinians win their bid for statehood, just as it did for Israel. Top: David Ben-Gurion signs the Israeli...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 68–69.
Published: 01 January 2011
... this work, we are often literally creating a space to both love ourselves as Jews and protest what is being done in our names by the Israeli and U.S. governments. Centuries of persecution and genocide have left many Jews so fearful that we see ourselves always and forever as victims, which blinds us to...
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Tikkun (1 April 2011) 26 (2): 33–34.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., the controversial thesis of the book is sustained by well-evidenced and lucid analysis. He quotes Dennis Dayle, a former top U.S. government investigator in the Middle East, who told a conference audience that “in my thirty-year history in the Drug Enforcement Administration ... the major targets of...