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Helping Out The Twins

The last thing you probably want to see right now is another GoFundMe request, but my friend has 2 beautiful twins whose medical bills are becoming prohibitively expensive. Pitch in what you can, if you feel inclined. Here’s her GoFundMe page.    
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Celebrate Israel Parade 2017 – Protests Amidst the Happiness

Celebrate Israel Parade 2017 – Protests Amidst the Happiness

“Celebrate Israel All Together”  NYC June 4, 2017.   Together, we are stronger. We encourage and support each other; we celebrate our differences and find common ground; we increase our understanding of ourselves, each other and the world. Our love for Israel unites us throughout history, now and forever! All together, we celebrate Israel!
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Second Thoughts

It should be noted that my thoughts do not reflect the opinions of the publisher or any other contributor to this website. That said, here is an essay I wrote for Medium where I reflect upon the first 100+ days of the Trump administration, as well as my evolution in thought regarding the current...
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The Hard Left Protests The President

The Hard Left Protests The President

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 3 PM – 9 PM West 44th st and 12th ave. New York City near the U.S.S. Intrepid. New Yorkers of the left persuasion gathered to protest President Trump’s First Visit to NYC since his inauguration. A protest that was organized by Working Families Party, Rise and Resist and RefuseFascism.org
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Thoughts on Trump

A discussion of the 2016 election, as well as the current administration.
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From Libya To Manchester

The horrific Manchester bombing has many facets beyond the immediate carnage and loss of life, including the decision by Western nations to topple the Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, which prompted years of chaos both in Europe and the Middle East. Some of that chaos was caused by Arab-Muslim exiles returning to their...
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Bravery In Action

Many of you have probably heard of the brutal murders which occurred on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon yesterday. Buzzfeed has provided the biographies of the victims of the Portland train stabbing attack, including a link to a GofundMe page dedicated to providing their families with financial support in the wake of an...
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Ethnic Cleansing (Three Demonstrations)

Ethnic Cleansing (Three Demonstrations)

NYC – it never sleeps – particularly when it comes to protests and rallies, a restless hot-bed of activism. Three events came up recently that dealt with the egregious treatment of minorities in NYC and the world at large, some with deathly consequences. When and how to we fight back against tyranny? Will tolerance keep...
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The Manchester Attack

The Guardian has live coverage of the aftermath, including police investigations into possible suspects.
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The Anti-Sessions Brigade

The Anti-Sessions Brigade

MAY 15 , 2017  (5 – 7 pm) “NO! to KKK Jeff Sessions’ Mandatory Sentencing!” Hosted by RefuseFascism.org. Jeff Sessions, the current United States Attorney General, was the object of their collective anti-fascist scorn, “Sessions has issued a completely draconian policy that will bring a New Jim Crow.“
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