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Trump- Boomers' Last President

elections

Demographics are unmistakable. Millennials (born after 1980) voted for Trump in far fewer numbers than did Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964). More than 53% Boomers voted for Trump but more than 55% Millennials voted against Trump. And millions of Millennials are less than 18 years old, who could not vote in the 2016 general elections. There are 120 million Millennials under 34, an emerging voting population that would change the dynamics of electoral politics.

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Is this really how fascism takes hold in the US?

When dealing with current politics, we don't want to belittle history, but can't underplay reality either.

Stephen Bannon

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Ways of Living With ‘Alternative Facts’: An Anecdote

 A Quiet Heart

A couple of nights ago I went to see A Quiet Heart, a fine film about a young Jewish woman, an accomplished pianist from Tel Aviv who had come to Jerusalem, apparently to get away from her family and former boyfriend. She moved into an apartment in the ultra-Orthodox part of the city where acute hostility is exhibited toward more secular Jews and local Christians connected with a nearby monastic church.

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President Trump: The Final Assault on Human Kindness and the Environment

Environment

Unite, Mobilise, Act

A silver lining of action and fury is bubbling inside the prevailing gloom that is the election of Donald Trump.

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Respect the Green Line!

settlers

The most incisive analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict I have ever read was written by the Jewish-Polish-British historian Isaac Deutscher. It consists of a single image.

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