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Emma Goldman’s speech to an affluent club recalls a moment in American history when liberals fought for the First Amendment
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It’s not so easy to separate Kanye’s anti-Jewish tirades from his artistic greatness—both spring from his paranoid ego, writes Ross Anderson.
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How repeated failures and setbacks paved the way for NFL quarterback Nick Foles’ greatest victory
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In Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt, the great playwright finally mourns his own lost Jewish past
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A transgender student forced out of a yeshiva in Jerusalem less than a month after moving to Israel, speaks with The Scroll
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Everyone at the National Conservatism Conference in Miami could explain why the internet is damaging society—but do any of them have a plan for what…
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Laugh Out Loud—everything matters!
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