Authors / David Klion

David Klion is the newsletter editor for Jewish Currents.

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Manchin and Sinema’s Dying Brand of Centrism
The Senate moderates may weaken Biden’s agenda, but they can’t stop the left’s takeover of the Democratic Party.
David Klion October 8, 2021
Spencer Ackerman
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Mainlining Fear and Hatred
An interview with Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror.
David Klion September 17, 2021
Michael Shulan
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What the 9/11 Museum Could Have Been
Michael Shulan, the museum’s former creative director, on the 20-year legacy of the attacks and his unrealized vision.
David Klion September 10, 2021
Sicily Wildfires
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“There’s Plenty of Suffering that Can Be Prevented”
Climate journalist Kate Aronoff on how to process the UN climate report.
David Klion August 13, 2021
Nina Turner and Bernie Sanders
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Lessons From Defeat
Reporter Daniel Marans on Nina Turner’s loss, the role of Jewish organizing and the Israel lobby, and what it all means for the left.
David Klion August 6, 2021
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When Cruelty Builds Community
Adam Serwer discusses his collection of writings on the Trump era.
David Klion July 30, 2021
Report
Progressives Are Losing Patience with Biden’s Iran Policy
Left-wing voices on foreign policy say pressuring the administration may serve their goals better than joining it.
David Klion March 9, 2021
Trump and Modi
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Neofascism After Trump
A conversation with political theorist Ajay Singh Chaudhary on contemporary fascism in a global context.
David Klion January 22, 2021
Trump tiny desk
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“Almost the Complete Opposite of Fascism”
A conversation with Corey Robin on the surprisingly weak presidency of Donald Trump
David Klion December 4, 2020
Mara Wilson
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Q&A with Mara Wilson
An interview with the former child star about her Jewish upbringing and being a lefty millennial Jew in Hollywood.
David Klion August 28, 2020
Report
The First Draft of Biden’s Israel Policy
Pro-Israel advocacy groups and progressive operatives are each claiming policy victories in the battle over the Democratic Party platform.
David Klion July 27, 2020
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Q & A with Peter Beinart
Our editor-at-large discusses the background of his essay on the end of the two-state solution, and responds to its critics.
David Klion July 10, 2020
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Q & A with Gabi Kirk
An interview with the author of our recent feature on California’s ethnic studies curriculum.
David Klion May 14, 2020
Soleimani
Analysis
The Iran Deal’s Opponents Helped Get Us Here
After the Soleimani strike, Jews must hold our institutions accountable for their role in undermining diplomatic solutions.
David Klion January 14, 2020
Conversation
“Our Solidarity Will Defeat White Nationalism”
Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, describes getting arrested protesting Trump in Pittsburgh a year after the massacre.
David Klion October 30, 2019
Analysis
Trump’s “Disloyalty” Comments Are What the Jewish Right Believes
The idea that Jews must be loyal to Israel doesn’t originate with the president.
David Klion August 22, 2019
Report
What Being Jewish Means to Bernie
In the 2016 race, Sanders said little about his Jewishness. Now, in his 2020 campaign, he’s speaking up.
David Klion July 17, 2019
Essay
Jeffrey Goldberg Doesn’t Speak for the Jews
The editor of The Atlantic represents the failure of the liberal establishment.
David Klion August 2, 2018
Essay
Unlearning Woody Allen
It’s a cop-out to say that the heart wants what it wants.
David Klion February 2, 2018
Essay
The Making and Unmaking of the Podhoretz Dynasty
Fifty years after Making It, a neocon’s memoir re-examined.
David Klion December 19, 2017