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KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Who are the Palestinians? A simple question with an extremely complicated, nuanced, and controversial answer. This post is the introduction to a series of posts that will try to answer this question in the simplest way possible. Due to the controversial nature of the topic and the plethora of horribly biased … Continue reading

The Inevitability Mindset

The Inevitability Mindset

Written by: Michael Kravshik. For years the debate over the Iranian nuclear threat has raged, and for months the potential of an Israeli strike on these capabilities has enraged.  Many on both sides of the political spectrum have made the decisions faced by the Israeli and American leaders seem obvious or easy. Such people are … Continue reading

Reverse Discrimination

Reverse Discrimination

Written by: Michael Kravshik.  The fight against discrimination is certainly a noble cause. Ensuring that people of all genders, colors, religions, sexual orientations, etc. have equal rights and opportunities is something that is integral for the betterment of society. Defeating discrimination can only really be seen as successful if it occurs in the hearts and … Continue reading

Ancestors’ Guilt

Ancestors’ Guilt

Written by: Michael Kravshik. As Westernist culture has become more self-reflective, historical injustices have become an important issue in public discourse. We increasingly look back on the past, and evaluate circumstances that do not meet the high standards of our current moral code. This exercise brings with it both shame and guilt. At its core, … Continue reading

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

This Land is My Land, This Land is Your Land

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Do nations deserve land rights? I’m not talking about countries with modern political borders, nor am I debating individual private land ownership. The word nation, in this situation, means a group of people who share a common culture, language, ethnicity, descent or history and not a political state. This question underlies … Continue reading