On May 1, Adam Jones, a center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles, was subject to racist taunts from a fan during a game at Fenway Park.
It is generally thought that being a judge requires the propensity to be neutral, even in cases where one may have an implicit bias for one of the parties.
Various Democratic senators took time out of their questioning of Betsy DeVos during her hearing as nominee for the Secretary of Education on Jan.
Alexander Hamilton begins Federalist Paper number 68 by declaring that the agreed-upon mode of selecting the nation’s executive was uniquely uncontroversial and had received only the “slightest mark of approbation from its opponents.” Hamilton goes on to laud the compromise for its fundamental purpose: thwarting the efforts of tyrannical, popularity-driven politicians and instead entrusting knowledgeable, trustworthy electors to make the decision for the country.
Much of Jewish history is defined by how the community has dealt with threats. The residual effects of oppression pervade every aspect of Jewish life, from ancient traditions to modern political ambitions.
This coming November, Massachusetts residents voting in the general election will face many significant choices — even ones that extend beyond one of the most contentious presidential elections in our nation’s history.
“The fog of fascism is descending quickly over many American universities.” The preceding statement was made by prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz on Fox News recently.
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon and 2016 candidate for president of the United States, caused an uproar recently when he claimed that gun control measures played a major role in the extermination of six million Jews during the Holocaust. “I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed,” said Carson in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Oct.
Senator Bernie Sanders’s decision to enter the race for the Democratic nomination was initially met with great joy from progressive Democrats.