New dirt, same shovel – the unsustainable, status quo


"If Netanyahu thinks that 1967 lines are an illusion, then peace for him is an illusion." - PLO Executive Committee member Saeb Erekat, reacting to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's principles for peace set forth in Washington, DC, over the past few days Turning the earth to sow seeds is a good beginning. Certain people,… Continue reading New dirt, same shovel – the unsustainable, status quo

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Obama’s trust gap


Muslims. Obama. Trust. Those three words are the sinking wedge that exploits another piece of the unfinished business of the 2008 campaign and election, the gap between Barack Obama and the usually, mostly Democratic, American Jewish electorate. Call it the Jewish version of the birther issue, in that it would take an overt, demonstrative act… Continue reading Obama’s trust gap