Gal Beckerman

Author; opinion editor, The Forward

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Opinion Editor for The Forward and author of the When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry

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Panelists debate the likelihood of passing gun legislation, how kids might be the ones to implement change on this front, and whether Biden could have prevented inflation.

Who could lead gun violence reform? Your little ones

Panelists debate the likelihood of passing gun legislation, how kids might be the ones to implement change on this front, and whether Biden could have prevented inflation.

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The book “The Quiet Before” is about big social movements and what shaped them, from the 16th century Scientific Revolution to today’s Black Lives Matter protests.

Enduring social revolutions all start with ‘The Quiet Before’

The book “The Quiet Before” is about big social movements and what shaped them, from the 16th century Scientific Revolution to today’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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After  Newt Gingrich 's big win in  South Carolina , polls showed him neck and neck with  Mitt Romney  in Florida.

Who Is Sheldon Adelson and Is He behind Gingrich's Rise?

After Newt Gingrich 's big win in South Carolina , polls showed him neck and neck with Mitt Romney in Florida.

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