Orwell on Antisemitism in England 1945

George Orwell

George Orwell

 

There are about 400,000 known Jews in Britain, and in addition some thousands or, at most, scores of thousands of Jewish refugees who have entered the country from 1934 onwards. Continue reading

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Who is Kevin MacDonald?

right wing skinheads

Who is Kevin MacDonald?

What do his theories and books mean to people of color and Jews in America?

Extremism depends on brains before the use of brawn is even a consideration. We are very much creatures of ideas. The street violence that accompanies right wing racism is the effect of a deeper cause – i.e. Von Clausewitz‘ “war that is politics by other means.” Continue reading

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On abortion, male-female relationships and America’s search for values

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Rabbi and writer

Just as I was about to write a column praising Natalie Portman for attacking racist John Galliano, along comes Mike Huckabee to attack her as an unmarried-and-pregnant-negative-role-model. There’s a time for everything, Mike. And this was the wrong time. But before I respond to Mr. Huckabee — a man for whom I have much respect — let me first tell you why Ms. Portman elicited my praise.

Our world constantly excuses evil. The Hitlers and Stalins of this world are spoken of as ‘sick,’ as if they committed their evil out of delusion and mental illness. That’s how you now hear people speaking about Gaddafi — he’s a weirdo, he’s high as a kite — instead of calling him what he really is: evil and cruel to the core.

Over the past two weeks Hilary Clinton and President Obama have been saying that Muammar Gaddafi has ‘lost the legitimacy to rule,’ surely, the most painfully laughable phrase uttered by a Secretary of State and President of the United States in recent memory. Er… he only now lost the legitimacy to rule? And while he tortured and imprisoned political opponents for forty years and blew up airliners and discotheques he had legitimacy to rule?

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-shmuley-boteach/portmans-bold-attack-on-a_b_831966.html

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