On January 29, in my hometown of Rochester, NY, police officers responded to a call about “family trouble” in an economically distressed neighborhood with predominantly Black residents. Several officers responding to the call subsequently chased, threatened, tackled, handcuffed, pushed, pulled, and pepper-sprayed a 9-year old child who was clearly experiencing severe trauma and emotional crisisContinue reading “Transforming the Culture of Harm”
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Noam Chomsky on the US COVID-19 Response
I encourage folks to watch and think about the important insights provided by one of the world’s foremost thinkers in this recent clip from Democracy Now!
Flattening the Pyramids (Part 5)
Note: This content, as with the previously posted excerpts, was composed in January 2020. I have not edited any of my original thoughts relative to current events (i.e. COVID-19 pandemic) As I write this, Australia is experiencing the most extreme heatwave and bushfire season in its history, the US military, on order of President DonaldContinue reading “Flattening the Pyramids (Part 5)”