Pictured: A statue of Bohdan Khmelnytsky, leader of a Cossack rebellion in the 1600s that led to the deaths of thousands of Jews, standing in Kyiv. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Setting the Record Straight

By Jeanne Trubek History is written by the victors, it is frequently said. However, if we want to make an accurate assessment of what has occurred, we cannot rewrite the record of events, even when our sympathies change.  This is not a statement about the […]

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Negotiate for Peace in Ukraine

by Pat Hynes Originally published in LA Progressive A sign hung in a Greenfield, Massachusetts storefront window: “Negotiate for Peace in Ukraine” – the most direct of the many “Peace,” and singular “Make Tea Not War;” “Food For All, Not War; “Books Not War;” “Brew Beer […]