I’ve been a Bernie Sanders acolyte for years, and have watched in awe during the last 12 months as he took his rightful place as the progressive leader of our time. He showed up exactly when we needed him, taking the smashed mantle of the Occupy Wall Street movement and bringing millions of millennial voters along with him.
“Deal us in,” told the audience at the Democratic National Convention after asking whether they wanted the paid family leave, access to reproductive care and equal pay for equal work that Hillary Clinton had promised.
Social media users sang Michelle Obama’s praises for her Monday night speech at the Democratic National Convention, in which she strongly endorsed Hillary Clinton’s run for president.
A controversial bill that would enable local Orthodox rabbinates to bar non-Orthodox Jewish conversion ceremonies in publicly funded mikvehs was passed in the Knesset.
In 1996, historian Henry Louis Gates wrote an article for The New Yorker called “Hating Hillary,” in which he parsed the antipathy towards then First Lady Hillary Clinton. Gates didn’t produce one single cause but rather offered various explanations, ranging from the Clintons’ outsider cluelessness when they arrived in Washington to the failure of the 1993 health care bill to Hillary Clinton’s aversion to the media.