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Letter from My Alma Mater's President Re: Neo-Nazi Flyers

Dr Gutman is terrific; she makes me proud to be an alum. Penn, under her leadership, is clear-thinking. She'd never allow Penn to fall into the trap UC Berkeley has as to speech freedom and public safety.

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 25, 2017 at 7:42am — 5 Comments

LGBT Concentration Camps in the New Europe, Global Pushback

This note's from a news round-up in Religion Dispatches, a terrific online resource for ideas exploring the intersection of religion and social policy. 

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"Russia: Anti-Gay persecution in Chechnya generates international protest…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 25, 2017 at 4:44am — 14 Comments

"GET OUT" The Finest Dark Comedy I've Seen in Decades (The 'New Yorker' Review)



Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), a twenty-something photographer in an unnamed city, is heading to the suburbs with his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), to meet her parents—and she hasn’t told them that Chris is black.

From this premise, the writer and director Jordan…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 22, 2017 at 3:55pm — 5 Comments

Shrikes and Butcherbirds: Berkeley Undermines the Academy's Core

On Berkeley's cancellation of Ann Coulter's talk--
 
Given Berkeley's concerns, hiring additional security would be reasonable; censorship is not.…
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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 20, 2017 at 11:58am — 21 Comments

Rogan's List -- A Daily, Practical Resistance Resource

Susan Rogan's List is a daily Resistance Resource whose aims are practical, to make Resistance more than rhetorical. 

Here's today's.

JW…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 20, 2017 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

1 Sentence -- The Crux of the Grip: The Bobbseys Trump and Putin

 

The crux of the relationship between the Bobbseys Trump and Putin:

The Trump organization, it will be shown, has for years laundered cash for Putin’s,…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 19, 2017 at 7:18am — 9 Comments

For Good Friday: Churches' Private Police Forces

I've shared Reverend Daniel Schultz' pieces several times on 'Passionate Justice', and I'll present this one on the program available for a week beginning 22 April. The essay was first published in Religion Dispatches, a scholarly magazine keying on the spirituality, organized religion, and social justice. …

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 14, 2017 at 4:30am — 7 Comments

LANDMARK RULING: Federal Civil Rights Law Protects LGBT Employees

  

HuffPo reporter Ryan J. Reilly shares that the 7th Circuit Court…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 13, 2017 at 7:17am — 7 Comments

Action Alliance: For Daily, Weekly, Practical Resistance News/Ideas/Projects

For those of you who could put to good use continuous resistance-information, some of it pegged to your region (if not zip code), you might do well to explore the resources of the Action Alliance.…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 9, 2017 at 10:16am — 4 Comments

PassionateJusticeRadio 171 WEAPONIZED-RELIGION; CANNIBALISM, BELIEF, & WE WHO ARE FLESH; TRUMP & THE NAT'L SEXUAL PREDATOR REGISTRY...More!

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on April 1, 2017 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

1 Sentence -- Mr Trump & the Sexual Predator Registry



It is as if, to hire people to run our government, Mr Trump, in order, say, to run America's schools, combed the…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 27, 2017 at 2:57pm — 11 Comments

1 Sentence - Not the Worst First Hundred Days

Trump, no question, has not had the worst first hundred days as president...perhaps second…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 27, 2017 at 6:22am — 5 Comments

PassionateJustice 170 PUSSY RIOT, PUTIN, TRUMP, & THE CATASTROPHIC IMAGINATION

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 25, 2017 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

1 Sentence Grubbing Up from His Grave

If Mr Trump imagines he'll dodge Russian-collusion justice, he might consider that Mr Nixon's men and women, far brighter than his own, could not, in the end, grub up that man from his political grave. 

Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 23, 2017 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

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