Category Archive for 'Crime'

The Critical Mass

St. Louis at Washington: Racism as the Game of the Week As five of the St. Louis Rams ran onto the field for the start of the game last Sunday, they paused for a moment to raise their hands in the air. A now-familiar sign of protest from Ferguson, Mo. “Hands up. Don’t shoot.” As […]

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The Critical Mass

Ferguson, and the authorities’ subversion of the law I watched Monday night’s announcement that a grand jury had declined to indict a white police officer for shooting an unarmed black 18-year old in Ferguson, Mo. And my initial reaction was… I just didn’t know. Truthfully, most Americans wouldn’t know. Most of us don’t have experience […]

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The Critical Mass

When progressive thinkers go bad No sooner had I finished writing the Oct. 30 Critical Mass post on my experience interviewing Bill Cosby, and how that’s been cast in a new light, I read the news about Jian Ghomeshi. Who I have also interviewed. An interview that’s been cast in a new light as well. […]

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