Featured Article: Why N.J. shouldn't block freedom of speech in Israeli boycott debate
New Jersey residents may be surprised to learn that state lawmakers are currently considering two bills intended to abridge the freedom of speech.Assembly Bill 2940 conditions the receipt of state funding for higher education initiatives on an organization's agreement not to abide by boycotts or divestment campaigns related to Israeli human rights abuses, while Assembly Bill 925 prohibits the investment of New Jersey public retirement funds in such entities. Read More.
Look Back: The Slow Death of the U.S. Dollar
There were many motives related to the Iraqi oil justifying the Bush administration's military intervention in Iraq. But the biggest one seems to be about the currency used to trade oil: the role of preserving the dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The United States' status as the unrivalled global superpower has rested on two unchallengeable pillars. Read More.
So center members accuse the imam of using $88,000 of the group's money for legal fees: Disgruntled as they may be, these members will burden us with unnecessary negative media focus while maintaining irreverence to our larger issues of discrimination and religious intolerance.Read More.
All police officers are racists, if not terrorists. Every day, we hear of innocent citizens being brutally killed, beaten or denied their basic rights. Our nation is in turmoil over alleged and real police brutality.