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Gertrude of Arabia and Other British Arabists | World Affairs Journal

As we celebrate Women’s History Month….I would like to show that women had more to do with the creation of modern Middle East than people realize……. 71 more words

International Situations

At Four Sisters Co-Op, An Affordable Housing Dream Realized | PopularResistance.Org


Twenty eight years after it opened, Four Sisters remains one of the city’s largest affordable housing projects, and a case study in resident self-governance. Yet its notable success emerged from an unpromisingly rancourous atmosphere of community activism

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Economic Justice

Dreams from Netanyahu's Father

Call him the Third Man. For all the talk about how Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to the Joint Meeting of Congress was a showdown with President Obama, I can’t help but sense a deeper drama. 738 more words

The Jews Cannot Rely on Miracles

Wednesday night’s holiday of Purim perfectly fits the joking definition of Jewish holidays: “They tried to kill us. We won. Let’s eat.” The narrative of threat and escape is threaded throughout Jewish history and therefore implanted in the Jewish psyche. 731 more words

When Homework Is a Matter of Life and Death

The first hint of sunlight glows off the horizon as I rush toward Stanford Hospital from the parking garage, white coat in hand, stethoscope bouncing against my chest. 844 more words

The Future of Japan: The Island Where Cats Outnumber People

- 3 March 2015 -


From the Telegraph:

An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one…

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