Tag Archives: police violence

Assault in the military > cops > domestic violence > white supremacists

I read the Times story, “After Failures to Curb Sexual Assault, a Move Toward a Major Shift in Military Law: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has fought for years to remove commanders from deciding assault cases. Now, more colleagues and a Pentagon … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter. Walmart and Trump do not

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Philadelphia imposed a curfew after police officers shot and killed Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old black man, after which Walmart removed guns and ammunition from displays nationwide, citing concern about looting, but then walked back the … Continue reading

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Animal news: why are certain people in Maine attacking animals?

Today, Jennifer Finney Boylan’s essay in the Times is entitled, “It’s Not Easy Being An Optimist in Maine.” As a New York optimist — it’s genetic, don’t yell stats at me, I can’t help it — I read her with … Continue reading

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