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Published: 01 November 2013
Michael D’Antuono ( artandresponse.com ) “White supremacy is the handmaiden of capitalism, serving to fuel, justify, and strengthen it at every turn,” Pinkard writes. Artist Michael D’Antuono created this painting, A Tale of Two Hoodies , following the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen More
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Published: 01 August 2012
“appear to speak from a place far closer to what Levinas would describe as . . . violent ‘urgings of the blood’ than can be justified,” the author writes. Top: Creative Commons/Andrew Rusk. / Middle: Creative Commons/Matthias Asgeirsson. / Bottom: Creative Commons/Steve Jurvetson. / New Atheist scholars More
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (1): 60.
Published: 01 January 2016
... be multitasking. Surely this space we eke out is indulgence. Where’s the end product? How can we walk into silence like a pond? The computer, the smart phone, the fax machine summon us to attend to shrill voices. How can we justify being idle? How can we listen to that voice that...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 8.
Published: 01 November 2014
... message twisted it to justify Western imperialism, the oppression of Jews, and the burning alive of women deemed too powerful and outspoken (alleged “witches”). All revolutionary visions — not just religious ones — are vulnerable to this sort of subversion and co-optation. Within the last century...
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Tikkun (2018) 33 (4): 77.
Published: 01 November 2018
... © 2018 Tikkun magazine 2018 There are seven types of ambiguity, maybe more, it depends— for example, what is ambiguity? What are means and ends? I mean, there is an end—I say, humiliation; people say, justify. I say, that would make me very unhappy. But I don’t want to give it away...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (4): 81.
Published: 01 November 2008
... “defense,” when hu­ Anne Rice manitarian interventions are legitimate, why preemptive and pre­ Knopf, 2008 ventive wars are almost always impossible to justify unless to pre­...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 April 2008
... influence. and sophistication, it scope, in preceded has all that dwarfs that speech mercial restrictions. governmental for candidate a legitimate therefore or society to harmful it too deemed courts the when restricted been has Speech be justified...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (1): 11–12.
Published: 01 January 2008
... the lies that were agencies who had the integrity to tell the world being told to justify it. At least some of the people in the CIA and once again that the American emperor had no other intelligence agencies probably had thoughts similar to Ells...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (5): 29–30.
Published: 01 October 2009
... graduates. In too many instances, academic freedom is being used to justify a state of denial on the part of professors that there are world-changing crises: the crisis of environmental degradation and the crisis in cultural assumptions and practices that can be traced back to earlier...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (4): 32–35.
Published: 01 November 2015
... actions that the Israeli army attempted to justify with it, make clear the desperate need for belligerents in Israel/Palestine to abide by jus in bello as it is defined by international humanitarian law. There is no doubt about the most conspicuous and disturbing characteristic of Operation...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 53.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... And of course the global economy, too, has to recognize particular economic laws and consider the practicability of implementing all that it has to offer. But again that does not mean that profit, however justified it may be, hallows all means, including breaches of trust, including boundless avarice...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 61–62.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Robert Pollin Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2011 T he T ikkun C ommunity should take justified pride in twenty-five years of fighting effectively for social justice and building from Jewish traditions and teachings in waging these fights. In that spirit I wish to pose what may seem like an...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 62–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Laden that all Muslims should stand as one and justify mass killing of “the others”? And why should we accept the political Zionist narrative of “the Jewish nation” that results in displacement of native people who happen to be Christians and Muslims? Narratives based on mythologies can of course be...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 49–51.
Published: 01 April 2016
... series on Jewish ethics, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin points out that the Third Commandment was violated routinely by the nineteenth-century Southerners who justified slavery by saying that it was approved of in the Bible and by God. Yet to say that the Bible approves of slavery is a manipulation of the truth...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (2): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2014
... other. Yet what is one to do about the survey of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life that revealed that 62 percent of white evangelicals in America believe that torture is often or sometimes justified? And then there is the Religious Right in the state of Kansas, where I was raised, which uses...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (2): 29–32.
Published: 01 April 2017
...,” I am in favor of the claim of Erez Israel as the “homeland” of the Jewish people that has economy in the modern discussion. What I find problematic is the use of homeland to justify the actions of the Israeli nation-and in particular as its justification or rationale for occupation. The homeland...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (2): 39–40.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Rav Froman’s vision of the right hand and the left hand clapping together, both sides must face the truths and concerns that the other side holds. Many of my friends on the political right have justifiable security concerns for Israel. They wonder why the Palestinian Authority since 1967 has...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (2): 41–43.
Published: 01 April 2017
... is surely self-evident that if Israel does not end the Occupation swiftly and if organized Jewish opinion in other countries appears to back it, there will almost certainly be a further surge in anti-Jewish sentiment, potentially unleashing more sinister impulses. This is not to justify such gloomy...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (1): 6–7.
Published: 01 January 2008
... than liberation of slaves from Egypt taken him to the point where existing festivals of the winter with the kind of liberation at by a God YHVH who is, in he was justifying the war in equinox: the hopeful affirma­ the heart of both religions. Lemer’s words, “the Force of Iraq and the...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (3): 29–30.
Published: 01 August 2015
... spontaneous. What if, instead of spending billions for armed forces — governments would train their populations in massive civil resistance? Governments mainly justify their bloated military budgets as a means to deter foreign invasion. But the armies of the vast majority of the world’s nations (which are...