Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught
in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of
destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. -- Martin
Luther King, Jr.
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The Resistance: Keith Olbermann Veteran journalist speaks the truth about Trump, reminding us that there are practical things that we can do.
The Shirley Allen Story Read about a self-sufficient Illinois widow, who in October and November 1997 held police and mental health authorities at bay for 51 days. Half the story has never been told; Mrs. Allen is now writing a book about her ordeal.
School Shootings, Virginia Tech, Columbine, Littleton
I Could Have Done The Same Kasiya^Sukey's thoughts on Cho Seung-Hui
Massacre of the Soul Idat's thoughts on the Columbine killings
Fear the Geek Littleton's Silver lining. From the Seattle free paper.
Prof. Jenkins Goes to Washington This is the story of how a mild mannered MIT Professor (author of Textual Poachers, the first academic textbook about fan fiction) ended up being called before Congress to testify about "selling violence to our children".
Kurt, Kurt, Kurt... Bob King reflects on life in high school, bullies and their targets, and kids with guns.
Think about the chilling effect events like these have against children's self-expression and creative outlets. The self-expressions of young people will now be scrutinized more closely than ever. Taking their writing away, taking their art, taking video games, Internet, TV etc., even guns, will not stop the rage inside that Idat talks about in her article. Society itself has to change at a fundamental, core level. Do you think it can change? Do you think you can help make that change?
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A 4th of July Message: Who Really Won?
Remember Kent State
The Writings of Ward Churchill
FREE LEONARD PELTIER!!! An introduction to Peltier's life. Why is this innocent man imprisoned for the murder of two FBI agents? The government's as much as admitted they know he was not the killer. What is the true story? Join the mailing list. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING to help free Peltier!
Southern Poverty Law Center
Women in Space: The Untold Story of Mercury 13