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Aug 16 2019
Israel To Allow Rashida Tlaib To Visit Family In West Bank
The Democratic congresswoman from Michigan wrote a letter requesting entry to see her elderly grandmother.
Israel has decided to allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to enter the country and visit with her family in the West Bank “on humanitarian grounds.”
On Thursday, Israeli officials said Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) were barred from entry over their support of the pro-HuffPost
Feb 05 2021
When Both Parties Split in HalfFrom the Center
This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center.
The nastiest argument in American politics will be center stage in the upcoming days when Donald Trump’s impeachment trial commences in the U.S. Senate. But while the outcome of that ongoing fight is pre-ordained, it will temporarily obscure intramural brawls within the two political parties that will have just asDan Schnur
Jun 03 2019
Don’t let Fox gaslight you over Laura Ingraham’s defense of Paul Nehlen
Fox News has again found itself in a firestorm over the abhorrent conduct of its prime-time hosts, this time over Laura Ingraham’s defense of Paul Nehlen, a prominent white nationalist and anti-Semite. The network is trying to bully, bluster, and gaslight its way out of potential fallout from advertisers with the ridiculous claim that Ingraham wasn’t actually defending Nehlen.
For yearsMedia Matters
Mar 08 2019
The Democrats’ Dilemma
What Ilhan Omar and Dean Phillips tell us about the future of the Democratic Party.
MINNEAPOLIS—They have gathered in defiance of the freezing temperatures on a late February’s night, scores of them twirling Somali flags in one hand and American flags in the other, crowding around the arrivals terminal and waiting to welcome one of their own. The vast Somali community in the Twin CitiesPolitico
May 20 2021
Story of the Week: Violence Between Israel, Hamas Continues
The violence between Israel and Hamas militants continued this week as the two trade rocket attacks and airstrikes along the Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is "determined to continue" operations in Gaza despite a phone call from President Joe Biden Wednesday in which Biden told him he “expected a significant de-escalation today on the path to a cease-fire." BidenAllSides Staff
Feb 27 2017
What Does Steve Bannon Want?
President Trump presents a problem to those who look at politics in terms of systematic ideologies. He is either disinclined or unable to lay out his agenda in that way. So perhaps it was inevitable that Mr. Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, who does have a gift for thinking systematically, would be so often invoked by Mr. Trump’s opponents. They need him not just as a hate objectNew York Times (News)
Jan 16 2021
Truth, lies, and insurrection. How falsehood shakes democracy.
In the early morning hours of Nov. 4, 2020, President Donald Trump told possibly the most consequential falsehood of his life.
The lie was that he had been reelected by American voters to a second term, despite tens of millions of votes still outstanding and rapidly narrowing margins in key states such as Michigan and Pennsylvania.
“Frankly, we did win this election. We did winChristian Science Monitor
May 03 2021
Political Polarization is the New BigotryFrom the Center
This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center.
Decades ago, it was common for parents to condemn the idea of their son or daughter marrying a partner of another race, or of a different religion, or from the same sex. Times have changed, and parents have become much more comfortable thinking about same-sex, interracial, or interfaith marriages. For example,Rolf Hendriks
Oct 21 2021
AllStances™: Free Speech on Campus
Do college administrators have a duty to protect students against harmful speech and negative emotional consequences? Or is the purpose of college education to expose yourself to different views and build resiliency against bad ideas? Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for and against free speech on college campuses with AllStances™ by AllSides.
Henry A. Brechter
Dec 27 2020
Facebook Is a Doomsday Machine
The doomsday machine was never supposed to exist. It was meant to be a thought experiment that went like this: Imagine a device built with the sole purpose of destroying all human life. Now suppose that machine is buried deep underground, but connected to a computer, which is in turn hooked up to sensors in cities and towns across the United States.
The sensors are designed to sniff outThe Atlantic