Tag: LIVSHITS

  • LIVSHITS | The United States is Not a Third-World Country

    The rise of globalization has inevitably revitalized fields of comparison for state economic success, including measures of Gross Domestic Product, Purchasing Power Parity, Corruption Perceptions Index and inflation rate. For most people, assuming they were born after World War I, these economic measures for the standard of living have dominated the perception of wealthy and…

  • LIVSHITS | Language as Violence. President Pollack: Acknowledge Both Sides.

    The Israel-Hamas war has been raging for two weeks. For many, including myself, time has stopped.  It is still early morning on Saturday, Oct. 7. The celebration of Sukkot extends through the night and into sunrise at the Nova music festival. Families in Israel set the table for Shemini Atzeret, the High Sabbath after Sukkot.…