How States Refusing To Expand Medicaid Are Undermining The Fight Against HIV
The Affordable Care Act will expand insurance coverage for nearly 200,000 Americans with HIV — but states refusing the law’s optional Medicaid expansion will leave about 19,000 uninsured Americans with the virus without new coverage options, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation About 1.1 million Americans above the age of 13 are living with HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control…
5 Questions to Stop Undermining Your Success
reconnect with the granddaddy of all strategic thinking questions: What are we trying to achieve? Grounded in recalling what YOU want to achieve, ask
Why You Shouldn't Undermine Your Partner's Parenting
While writing my upcoming book on divorce, I have reviewed a lot of research on the terrible effects of parental alienation (described there by Richard Warshak, author of Divorce Poison New and Updated Edition: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing ), which is when one parent, consciously or unconsciously, destroys the relationship between a child and the other parent. The child is alienated…
How Corporate Media Are Undermining a US-North Korea Nuclear Weapons Deal
3 Step-Guide to Stop Undermining Yourself as a Female Millennial Entrepreneur
Last week, good friend Adam Quinton introduced me to Tami Reiss, CEO at Cyrus Innovation, and creator of Google plug-i...
Rankings Undermine Credibility of TIP Report: Malaysia, Burma and Qatar Upgrades Unjustified
Washington, D.C.— For the third straight year, the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) has serious concerns about the credibility of the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, released yesterday. The TIP Report ranks governments worldwide, including the United States, into one of three tiers based on their efforts to combat... Read more »
Trans-Pacific Partnership could undermine climate regulations, top economist warns
Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that the TPP could open up governments to corporate lawsuits over climate rules.
Time to Move the 5th Fleet? How US Appeasement Is Undermining Bahrain's Stability
The government crackdowns that followed the Obama administration’s decision to lift an arms ban have only stirred up dissent.
Don't believe the fictitious crime trends used to undermine police reform
The ‘Ferguson Effect’ is part of an ugly history of using crime to delegitimize civil rights movements. That’s why we must be especially vigilant against it
Despite various interpretations, the definition and concept of love remains an ambiguous topic. If you were asked to answer the question, “What is love?” what would you write? From the beginning of time, poets, scientists, philosophers and people of all ages have debated the definition of love. Love has been described in many ways, including …
Stacked Deck: How the Racial Bias in Our Big Money Political System Undermines Our Democracy and...
FOREWORD Dear Readers, Demos means “the people” of a nation, and it is the root word of democracy. Yet the diverse members of our extraordinary American demos have never enjoyed equal access to the ri
Stacked Deck: How the Dominance of Politics by the Affluent & Business Undermines Economic...
f there is one idea that nearly all Americans can agree on, it is that everyone should have a chance to improve themselves and do better in life. At the same time, Americans strongly believe in political equality—the view that civic life should be a level playing field and everyone should have a voice in the decisions that affect their lives Yet today, there is wide recognition that America is not living up to either of these cornerstone ideals. A host of indicators…
New FRC Publication: "Social Justice: How Good Intentions Undermine Justice and Gospel," by E....
Social justice is term that alternately suggests economic redistributionism, on the one hand, and freedom from oppression, on the other. It’s loaded, which is why it is so often used by those looking for a rhetorical weapon with which to convey their indignation over a real or imagined evil. After all, who can be for an unjust society? Dr. Cal Beisner has written a thorough review not just of what social justice is and is not but of the Bible’s understanding of justice…
What undermines parliament’s role in budget
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is one of a few countries in the world where money is spent first in shape of supplementary grants every year and then Parliament’s approval is sought at the end of the...
Celebrating 20 Years of Jewish Community Action
In 1995, seeking a new way to bring a Jewish voice to social justice in the Twin Cities, Rachel Breen, Steven Gray and Frank Hornstein founded the Jewish Met...
What Jewish theology?
Judaism, in its native form, steers away from any type of theological questions because religion's role is not to explain nature of God but rather how God acts in our life and how He wants us to live
How Magneto Became Jewish
As the X-Men movie saga comes to an end with Dark Phoenix, it’s worth remembering how it began — with the darkest chapter in Jewish history.
How Nelson Mandela Won Over the Jewish Community
Nelson Mandela will always be remembered as a symbol of courageous resistance to the racist policies of apartheid South Africa. He was a true hero of conscience.
10 Wackiest Jewish Food Posts on Pinterest
Have you ever wondered what would happen if hipster organic met bubbe’s cooking? Well, someone did — and they shared it on Pinterest In the last couple of years, Jewish cookbooks (or rather, hastily scrawled index cards) have been dusted off and made-over . Celebrity chefs have taken up traditional food and given it a twist. This phenomenon isn’t restricted to the Jewish world — How many different takes on mac ‘n’ cheese have you seen in restaurants lately? This slightly nostalgic, back…
What Are the Months in the Jewish Calendar?
Jewish months are based on lunar cycles, but a lunar month is 11 days' shy of a solar year. A 13th leap year is added seven times in each 19-year cycle.