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Allan C. Brownfeld

Allan C. Brownfeld
Received B.A. from the College of William and Mary, J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary, and M.A. from the University of Maryland. Served as a member of the faculties of St. Stephen's Episcopal School, Alexandria, Virginia and the University College of the University of Maryland. The recipient of a Wall Street Journal Foundation Award, he has written for such newspapers as The Houston Press, The Washington Evening Star, The Richmond Times Dispatch, and The Cincinnati Enquirer. His column appeared for many years in Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill. His articles have appeared in The Yale Review, The Texas Quarterly, Orbis, Modern Age, The Michigan Quarterly, The Commonweal and The Christian Century. His essays have been reprinted in a number of text books for university courses in Government and Politics. For many years, his column appeared several times a week in papers such as The Washington Times, The Phoenix Gazette and the Orange County Register. He served as a member of the staff of the U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, as Assistant to the research director of the House Republican Conference and as a consultant to members of the U.S. Congress and to the Vice President. He is the author of five books and currently serves as Contributing Editor of The St. Croix Review, Associate Editor of The Lincoln Review and editor of Issues.
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The peaceful boycott against Israel’s 50-year occupation

Israel's long-term best interests are not being served by those who are uncritical of its occupation, a fact that many Israelis understand. 

The colonies in trouble: Colonial Williamsburg in decline

"To remain ignorant of what happened before you were born is to remain a child."

Israel’s one-religion state creating riffs among American Jews

While American Jews believe in separation of church and state, Israel is a theocracy.  Orthodox Judaism is the state religion and is supported by the Israeli government. 

Fourth of July: Celebrating America’s indivisible uniqueness

Only in America; not a saying, but a creed. We are unique. And Indivisible

The intemperate rhetoric destroying our democracy

People used to be able to disagree about questions without wishing death upon those with whom they disagreed.

Interracial marriage laws now fifty years old

It is often forgotten that America's laws against inter-racial marriage were a particular inspiration to Adolf Hitler, who cited them in Mein Kampf.  Luckily we changed.

Will SCOTUS end partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts

The Supreme Court has tossed out state electoral maps because they have been reducing the influence of racial minorities by depressing the impact of their votes.

‘The Misfit Miracle Girl’: How Kate Mahoney became a miracle

"The Pope released his grip and swayed to the side. Harnessing laser-like focus, I went in for the kneel. I did not look up. I had a job to do! Then it happened. CRACK. I headbutted the Pope."

The liberal Kooks of cultural appropriation

"On a college campus, one's right to speak, or to be, should never be based on skin-color." Nor should it be a basis for the type of food you cook.

Israel’s permanent West Bank occupation

P.M. Netanyahu has declared that there will never be a Palestinian state. Other members of his government call for the annexation of the occupied territories.

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Death and the Limelight: The tragedy of “Gurl Nineteen” Ruth Polsky

Ruth Polsky was responsible for giving many post punk bands their first taste of America, including The Smiths, New Order, Echo and the Bunnymen, and Cocteau Twins.