WHAT MAKES SOMEONE A JEW—not just a Jew in name, but a Jew in good standing—today? In Haredi circles, being a real Jew means adhering to religious law. In leftist Jewish spaces, it means championing progressive causes. But these environments are the exceptions. In the broad center of Jewish life—where power and respectability lie—being a Jew means, above all, supporting the existence of a Jewish state. In most Jewish communities on earth, rejecting Israel is a greater heresy than rejecting God.
Well, it’s over. After nearly a century of self-promotion, the American Dream has been officially declared over. Donald Trump declared, during his 2016 campaign, “Sadly, the American dream is dead. But if I ever get elected president, I will bring it back bigger and better than ever.” He advocated a slogan that looked backward to More
Weeks after Trump opened the Atlantic's only marine sanctuary to commercial fishing, endangered Atlantic right whales have now been declared critically endangered. The reason for their deadly decline since 2011? Commerical fishing. https://t.co/vbzqmAYg4S
— Darryl Fears (@bydarrylfears) July 9, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: The Red List has been updated, surpassing 120,000 species. Find out the latest news on lemurs and the completed African primate reassessment, plus the North Atlantic Right Whale, European Hamster and world’s most expensive fungus: https://t.co/ARDtXVoZ7E pic.twitter.com/btFIYWJVwL
— IUCN Red List (@IUCNRedList) July 9, 2020
Any economic paradigm will inevitably include a political agenda within its framework. In the case of neoclassical economics, that agenda is hiding in plain sight: the theories (of microeconomics at least) argue that the less the government intervenes in the economy, the better (Keynes expounded an exception to this rule). In addition, it generally seeks to justify the current distribution of wealth and income. In other words, neoclassical economics is the intellectual core of modern-day conservatism, both conventional and neoliberal. When progressives try to offer solutions based on this paradigm, they get sucked back into the conservative mindset.
Is your state doing enough testing?
Short answer: 39 states don't meet basic testing target
A few are close
Most are far, far away
We aren't doing too much testing. We are doing too fewhttps://t.co/bNYgci40sg
— Ashish "The pandemic is still with us" Jha (@ashishkjha) July 10, 2020
Dickens was one of the greatest novelists of the 19th century and a world-historical literary and cultural figure. In the English language, he is perhaps second only to William Shakespeare in enduring significance and popularity.
With the Parliamentarians in a favourable position at the outbreak of the Civil War, thousands of men enlisted to fight on their side. The Royalists, relying on the less economically developed regions, were dependent on superior cavalry and a stubborn unwillingness to surrender. The stage was set for a collosal engagement between the two sides, which put a stop to any hope of compromise.