Politics Tag

The Limits of Political Protest

17:15 11 November in Latest, Politics
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By Doni Kandel In 21st century American culture, political correctness has become a mainstay of the national discourse.  While the idea of political correctness is honorable, the practical implications of its virtue are tainted by political interests and subjectivity.   While the battle over what is...

Livni Wins Kadima Primaries

16:51 17 September in Latest, Politics
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Tzipi Livni has won the Kadima party primaries (Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg explains how they work, or don’t work, here) with nearly 50% of the vote, according to Israeli exit polls. Livni, 50, will replace beleaguered Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the party Chairwoman. Her next...

Rabbis for Obama

12:49 11 September in Latest, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRZLgqGcIz8] Over 300 American rabbis publicly announced their support for Barack Obama yesterday with the launch of a “Rabbis for Obama” website. The movement was founded by Rabbis Sam Gordon and Steve Bob of Illinois in response to what they call the “smear campaign against Obama” that...