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The MAGA storming of the Capitol is two years old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2023.

Netanyahu’s Comeback Widens Divide Over Israel Among American Jews

Liam Stack New York Times
Less than half of US Jews had positive feelings for Mr. Netanyahu, according to a Pew Research Center study last year. Younger Jews, may not feel much connection with Israel at all - 27 percent between 18 and 29 said Israel was not important .....

A Feminist Revolution in Iran?

Wahid Azal CounterPunch
What the current Iranian anti-Islamist national uprising, the Iranian feminist Revolution of 2022, has thus far demonstrated is that the power of the reactionary clergy over the consciousness of Iranian society with its dark spell after centuries has finally been broken en masse – and for the good. Whatever the outcome of current events – whether the regime falls in short order or over a protracted period – there is no going back.

Tidbits – Sept. 22, 2022 – Reader Comments: Kidnapping Immigrants; Railroad Workers, Railroad Profits; Religion; Ukraine War; Sweden; My Revolutionary Inspiration, Barbara Ehrenreich; Frank Emspak, Troublemaker; the Worker-Led Upsurge; More..

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Reader Comments: Kidnapping Immigrants; Railroad Workers and Railroad Profits; Religion; Ukraine War; Sweden; My Revolutionary Inspiration, Barbara Ehrenreich; New Book: Frank Emspak, Troublemaker; The Worker-Led Upsurge: Amazon and Starbucks; more

Modeling the Future of Religion in America

Stephanie Kramer, Conrad Hackett, Marcin Stonawski - Primary Researchers Pew Research Center
If recent trends in religious switching continue, Christians could make up less than half of the U.S. population within a few decades

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Deal With the Devil

Sarah Posner The Nation
The roots of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe go back 50 years, when zealots preaching a gospel of misogyny and homophobia—led by an accused sexual predator—took over America’s largest Protestant denomination.

How Black Churches Can Change the World

Stephanie Luce and Rev. Edwin Robinson Convergence
Reverend Edwin Robinson explains how organizers are using a generational shift to transform Black churches into powerful social justice congregations.

Tidbits – July 14, 2022 – Reader Comments: Hearings, GOP Witnesses Show Trump Planned Armed Coup; Supreme Court Rules Based on Lies, Religion; Librarians, Books Under Attack; Starbucks Union Grows; Socialism 2022 Conference Labor Day Weekend

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Reader Comments: Hearings and Republican Witnesses Show that Trump Planned Armed Coup; Supreme Court Rules Based on Lies, and Religion; Librarians and Books Under Attack; Starbucks Union Grows; Socialism 2022 Conference Labor Day weekend; more ....

The Myth at the Heart of the Praying Bremerton Coach Case

Danny Westneat Seattle Times
The Supreme Court ruled the football coach was fired for praying in private. In fact, he never applied for the job. In fact he prayed surrounded by students. The Supreme Court ruled based on a myth. So much for the Supreme Court.
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