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Tag Archives: civil rights movement
During this week of honoring Martin Luther King Jr. for his moral engagement on behalf of all people, I also want to honor his friend John Lewis, whose struggles on behalf of social justice are described compellingly by Bill Moyers … Continue reading
by Alice LoCicero Terrorists, gangs, and the US military recruit youth and train them to be violent. Each time a young person is recruited to violence, one or more adults benefit, but the youth and their families pay the price. … Continue reading
In regard to his argument that the “better angels” of human nature have been bringing about a decline in global violence, Steven Pinker comments that some people, deceived by all the horror stories they have ingested from the popular media, take offense … Continue reading
So what’s the big deal about Ferguson police shooting an unarmed black man? Aren’t people getting shot by the police in this country all the time without even a ripple of attention in the mainstream media? Aren’t they disproportionately black? … Continue reading