Steven Israel and Norman Coleman weigh in.
In early August, as the COVID-19 pandemic raged and the president of the United States lied and passed the buck, 550 supporters attended an “Evangelicals for Trump” rally, hosted by the Trump campaign, at the Ahern Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
Can we confront the future without reckoning with the past?
“In this age of pandemics and polarization, it may be hard to envision. But it’s not a mystery. Someone who prizes decency and embodies dignity. Someone who exercises empathy and exhibits patience and understanding. Someone who lives, breathes and acts on the basic beliefs which are unique to Jewish tradition and universal in application—to pursue justice, welcome the stranger, open your hand and your heart to the needy and love your neighbor.”
Zero Hour, the anti-climate-change group that Jamie S. Margolin founded two years ago when she was 16, calls itself “a movement of unstoppable youth.”
In the previous issue, Moment asked David Dayen and Stuart M. Butler to debate whether there should be Medicare for All. Dayen said yes; Butler said no. Here, they respond to each other’s arguments.