August 2014 archive

Aug 31

Ferguson, Missouri, Business-As-Usual

In Brief—The fatal shooting of an unarmed black youth and the subsequent mistreatment of journalists covering the incident expose police policies that urgently need correcting before America descends into a police state. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Killing and Political Arrests Threaten Democracy— An unarmed black youth lies dead in the middle of the street in Ferguson, Missouri, shot …

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Aug 24

The Israeli-Palestinian Dilemma

In Brief—Three scenarios are set forth, a continuation of the status quo, the Two-State solution or a One-State solution. Will any of them lessen the tensions and anger that drive the conflict between the Israeli government and the Palestinians? —————————————————————————————————————————————— Between a Rock and a Hard Place— As I write this in the middle of …

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Aug 17

Arousal or Passivity?

In Brief—This piece is not about sexual arousal. It is about oppression, specifically, female oppression. This is an important subject that deserves full exposure rather than being confined to the Comment section of my earlier piece. Females deserve to be recognized as the complete individuals they are. It’s past time for all of us, females …

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Aug 10

Ladies, You Are Second-Class Citizens!

In Brief—Females are being routinely discriminated against. It’s time to do something about this so all females can take their rightful place at the table. Get active today! —————————————————————————————————————————————- The Corrosiveness of Sexual Discrimination— Long ago in a corporation far away, I was an intern in the law department. A smart, capable woman was hired …

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Aug 03

Predictable Enemies: Israel vs. Palestinians

In Brief—The roots of Palestinian anger grew from the poisonous soil of British colonialism. The anger and needless bloodshed we see today can be replaced by new ways of thinking, non-military policies and long-overdue remedies. Remedies for change are offered, but does the wisdom of peaceful alternatives have the power to overcome hatred? ———————————————————————————————————————————————— A …

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