The Case For Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole. And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six … Continue reading The Case For Reparations

Rebuilding Our Rhetoric

Restoration Not Peace I recently wrote an article titled “Peace is a Poisoned Word,” in which I argued that the definition of peace in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict has come to mean the pacification of the Palestinian people. Therefore, it is time to replace peace with a new word, restoration. According to the Wiktionary, restoration means … Continue reading Rebuilding Our Rhetoric