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June 17: A Critic of the Constitution

Sanford Levinson, a progressive critic of the U.S. Constitution and a supporter of the idea of a Second Constitutional Convention, was born on this date in 1941. A professor at the University of Texas Law School, Levinson is widely quoted for opposing the expanding powers of the U.S. Presidency (which he has described as “constitutional […]

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O My America: More on Progressive Jewish Identity

A RESPONSE TO ABIDOR’S RESPONSE by Lawrence Bush Does really think it mere coincidence, unrelated to Jewish history, culture, and ethical consciousness, that some third of the seven hundred northerners who went to Mississippi to fight for racial justice in 1964 were Jews — this in a country with a population that was maybe 5 […]

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