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From one of the bright people I know

Martin Anderson: Health bills create a new GM | Contributors | | The Providence Journal. Marty is an uncommonly courageous and insightful business as well as social thinker. Link is to some thoughts he shared with a bunch of people a couple of months back. I remember suggesting he get it published. But it was more a long email, he said. Tonight he told me someone took it and without asking sent it to the Providence Journal. They published it on their own. Outside of showing the entire world all his thoughts on social policy, he's one of the... Read more →

Yalla Peace: The movement to restore grassroots support for a Two-State solution, Israel and Palestine

Israelis are always screaming about security. Palestinians are always screaming about justice. Personally, I think it's Palestinians who need security, and Israelis who need to feel a sense of justice in legitimacy where they live. Anyway, this guy doesn't quite address things that way but he lays out a way for getting there. Horray. Someone speaking truth to power. Here's the original article, and here's where you can find the man who wrote it, Ray Hanania, a Palestinian American who writes columns for the Jerusalem Post. Read more →