Unintended Consequences

One of the biggest questions about the Democratic Party today – certainly before, but especially since, the November debacle – is how we got to where we are today. Even without getting bogged down in terms like “Republican-lite” and “neoliberal” and “slaves of Wall Street,” it is clear that there are significant differences in priorities […]

Making Me According to Will

In the Orthodox morning prayers, men thank God for not making them a woman. The traditional explanation is that men are obligated to more commandments of the 613 in the Torah, so are thanking God for giving them more rules. Obviously, especially in my lifetime which coincides so with much of the public life of […]