If these are your notions of faith and freedom, you’re doing them both wrong

, July 29, 2013

I’d like to pick up from yesterday’s post about equal rights, at home and around the world, by looking at two competing ideas of freedom. And it shouldn’t take long, because one of them isn’t about real freedom at all. Last week, GOP¬†Senator Ted Cruz of Texas told the Christian Broadcast Network¬†that acceptance of equal […]

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Canada’s Jews, Russia’s gays, and the global fight for equality

, July 28, 2013

Yesterday I linked to an article in Maclean’s called “Why Canada’s Jews should stand up for Russia’s gays.” Writer Adam Goldenberg lays out the case for speaking out against Russia’s persecution of homosexuals, and for boycotting the Sochi Winter Games in particular, by citing a Canadian Jewish tradition of fighting for the rights of others […]

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