While I Helped My Neighbors in a Pandemic, Leah Remini Raged Against That Help
As the proverb goes, when a pickpocket meets a saint, he sees only his pockets. Even as we help the millions in a pandemic, professional detractor Leah Remini cannot but see the humanitarian efforts of thousands as “manipulative,” “sinister” or done for “show.”
I Met a Scorpion Today
There are two versions of a well-known fable you might have heard. In the first one, a scorpion asks a frog to carry it across a river. The frog is afraid of being stung by the scorpion, but the scorpion explains that he wouldn’t sting the frog, for if he did, he would drown too.
Interview with an Asterisk
Please, just call me “*”—that’s what my friends all call me.
Is Hate Contagious?
On February 22, a murder in Kansas drew national attention. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who had moved from India to the United States to study aviation engineering, was relaxing in a bar with a friend. A man started shouting racial slurs at the pair and told them to “ get out of [his] country.“
Is Intolerance on the Rise?
Then there have been a slew of high-profile tragedies including the New Zealand mosque attacks, the Easter Sunday bombing of Christian churches in Sri Lanka and several synagogue shootings in the United States and Europe. We seem to be living in a time of increased bigotry and even violence against people who are “different” whether of the “wrong” religion, skin color, gender or whatever.
Is This Who We Really Are?
I, for one, don’t believe it. Don’t get me wrong. I believe the statistics, the surveys and the opinions. I believe the anger and the hostility. What I don’t believe is that this is who we really are.
Racism & Bigotry: Is World War II Over Yet?
Jews number less than 14 million in the whole world—that’s 1/535th of the world’s population…
Jews, Gays, Scientologists—Media Abuse and Bigotry
I am 34 years old. I was born and raised in Scientology. Both my parents worked for the Church of Scientology until very recently.
“Just Regular People”—Not Extremists—Perpetrated Majority of 2021’s All-Time High Antisemitic Incidents, ADL Reports
This year’s Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Audit of Antisemitic Incidents paints a grim picture of hate in the land of the free.
Know What You Fear
One of the most troubling emotions we deal with as a society is fear. Fear of the unknown, the undiscovered or the not understood threatens the freedom that our forefathers envisioned for us and for this great nation.