Posts Tagged ‘violence’

Occupy, Then What? A French Perspective on the OWS Movement

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

By Laurent Berstecher   Having grown up in France, I have always been skeptical of social movements. It must be said that, in my home country, demonstrating is as much a means to express political grievances as it is a folkloric tradition. Almost every year, outraged citizens pour into the streets of Paris to protest [&hellip
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Preventable Violence

Written by admin on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Again, too many newspaper clippings, press releases, observations and events that need airing to make life safer, saner (more humane!) and just. And someone just called to report another horrific shooting spree in an Orlando office complex. “At least one person killed and gunman still at large.” This, after the unspeakable massacre of 13 soldiers [&hellip
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