Ron Jager

Life as we knew it, B.C.E. (Before the Corona Era)

Life as we knew it, B.C.E. (Before the Corona Era)

Media told of "peaceful protests' that set fire to courthouses, looted and shot at random, but demonized Capitol violence. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 1/17/2021, 6:26 PM
Corona and “the end of history “

Corona and “the end of history “

Fukuyama's influential essay 'The End of History' announced the triumph of worldwide liberal democracy, but China did not read it. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 12/22/2020, 6:49 PM
The public's COVID crisis: Whom to believe

The public's COVID crisis: Whom to believe

There is a creepy worship of pseudo-science - abstruse "studies" and treating interpretations of theoretical numbers as fact.Opinion.Ron Jager, 12/1/2020, 11:59 PM
'Chauncey Gardener' and the Biden candidacy

'Chauncey Gardener' and the Biden candidacy

If you look right, speak in the right platitudes and have powerful friends, you can find the media ignores your obvious mental decline.Op-edRon Jager, 11/2/2020, 5:20 PM
Arrogance and the corona spill-over effect

Arrogance and the corona spill-over effect

Groups defying the lockdown created an atmosphere encouraging others to disregard restrictions that are an issue of life and death. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 10/8/2020, 3:00 PM
Seriously considering the “A” word?

Seriously considering the “A” word?

US Jews never envisaged a time when they would need to seriously consider leaving the US and making Israel their permanent home. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 9/26/2020, 8:00 PM
The new McCarthyism

The new McCarthyism

For many of us, it has become impossible to listen or watch the news wiithout a deep sense of lingering rage and disbelief. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 9/17/2020, 4:00 PM
Corona dissonance and primal rage

Corona dissonance and primal rage

Citizens understand that we can't put the government on the front lines of the corona war and question its authority at the same time.Op-ed.Ron Jager, 7/26/2020, 3:50 PM
Being afraid to defy the mob

Being afraid to defy the mob

Truth is no longer a commodity available to all Americans, but a prisoner of the growing silent majority who stand and watch in disbelief.Ron Jager, 6/30/2020, 12:59 PM
Burn baby Burn 2.0

Burn baby Burn 2.0

The liberal media have a deep bigotry of low expectations from the black community, masking it by condoning the looting and violence. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 6/9/2020, 2:00 AM
June 1, 1941: The Farhoud Pogrom remembered

June 1, 1941: The Farhoud Pogrom remembered

Virtually all Jews living in Arab lands for centuries were forced out after Israel’s establishment, but Iraq's pogrom is pre-state. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 6/1/2020, 11:56 AM
Corona and the mitzva bucket list

Corona and the mitzva bucket list

Can Haredi Rabbinical leaders continue to dismiss secular authorities as nothing more than a necessary evil to be tolerated? Op-ed.Ron Jager, 5/11/2020, 11:59 PM