Category Archives: Politics

WSJ: Europe’s Right Wing Woos a New Audience: Jewish Voters

The same type of Jews in America who are left-wing (Ashkenazim of Eastern European origins) are left wing in Europe, Australia and Israel. The same type of Jews in America who are centrist to right wing (Sephardim, Mizrahim, and Ashkenazim … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Cohosting With JF Gariepy Monday At 8:15 pm EST For A News & Politics Show

Check out JF Gariepy’s Youtube channel. He’s a neuro-scientist who did post-doc work at Duke University. @lukeford enrages me frequently but two-thirds of the time it's to my detriment and not his. Value to subscriber/follower count, he's one of the … Continue reading

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How Your Politics Can Change Your Physiology

Left-wingers and right-wingers not only see the world differently, as Jonathan Haidt explains, they experience the world different. Much of our political orientation comes from our biology. I wonder if your politics can change your physiology? When I think back … Continue reading

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I’m Not Much Concerned With A Politician’s Sex Life

I think the allegations against Roy Moore are true. I don’t think they reflect well on him. I don’t think they’re an abomination either. I’d rather someone did this than something gay. I think Roy’s behavior is common. If I … Continue reading

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Politics & The Clergy

America’s religious leaders are even more politically divided than the rest of us https://t.co/UX8DC7Hebi — The New York Times (@nytimes) June 12, 2017 More than any other group of clergy, rabbis choose to live in white neighborhoods. Orthodox rabbis are … Continue reading

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