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27/08/2013 - 17:14
Treating inequality in education as a secondary problem is yet another symptom of the deliberate weakening of public education in favor of...
22/08/2013 - 11:15
Suppose you are like one of the three people in the story above and you wonder why you should follow the advice of the two economists....
17/08/2013 - 12:42
Depending on the contemporary mood, Orwell oscillates from Saint George to George the Seer to George the Sage. What other thinker has been...
10/08/2013 - 14:33
The celebration of technological values in the Apple story requires a similar response. The technological values promoted by Apple are part...
03/08/2013 - 19:23
Betolin-Sherman’s writing is courageous and unabashed, from the moment she reveals the family’s economic situation to the point at which we...
29/07/2013 - 12:20
Supporters of human rights should worry about this explosion of regulation. If people are to demand human rights, then they must first be...
22/07/2013 - 16:58
“The War Within,” written before the 2013 Israeli elections, presciently makes the case for the reformist stance of Lapid’s Yesh Atid and...
15/07/2013 - 11:47
First, the rabbinate. Israel has two chief rabbis, one Ashkenazi, the other Sephardi, elected for ten-year terms by a public council...
12/07/2013 - 13:00
A graduate of the program is “qualified and equipped as a new kind of leader in the Orthodox community and beyond,” not exactly a rabbi,...
07/07/2013 - 12:38
But I have bad news about pyjamas. Because I'm afraid your cotton pyjamas take 9,000 litres of water to produce. And it takes 100 litres of...
02/07/2013 - 19:58
To counter Franklin's rather nutty point about Brailsford in 1914 it is sufficient only to observe that between the publication of The...
27/06/2013 - 13:36
Of course it’s all relative: Ms. El Feki begins this book taking a long view. She contrasts the avidly sensual Egypt of past centuries with...

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