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Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

Surge in Anti-Semitism, Thanks to Trump

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Trump is tiptoeing around it, but the rhetoric of his campaign has been used for centuries by anti-Semites to denounce Jews.

Trump’s Rhetorical Strategy Clumsily Broadcasts Dangerous Messages

Trump’s Rhetorical Strategy Clumsily Broadcasts Dangerous Messages

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For some reason we now have decided that Donald Trump's brand of discourse is acceptable in American politics, and as a result America’s collective moral compass runs the risk of being skewed beyond repair.

Politicians should avoid misguiding rhetoric

Politicians should avoid misguiding rhetoric

March 26, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Politics today, even in the most developed countries, is undoubtedly difficult. This is easily seen here in the United States given the current budget battle and sequestration holding the US economy hostage — the latter an ironic byproduct and continuation of a prior budget stalemate. Opposite sides...