For many of us, 2014 was an emotionally devastating year because of the seemingly continuous news stories of unarmed citizens falling victim to lethal police brutality. Many of us protested in 2014 and yet have not yet seen the change that wanted. So what are we going to do about it?
The future of journalism has arrived, and it can be found in the hand of a livestreamer. Livestreaming the news is still a revolutionary concept, often accompanied by risk, but we deliver the news as it should be: Close up and in real time!
Are tweets in different parts of the world taken more seriously than they are here? Do we get so many that we can barely pay attention to them as they fly in? What do we do with the information that we receive from tweets?
I'm feeling hopeful because we are also in the midst of an amazing period in history: One that has given us Arab Spring, Wisconsin's incredible occupation of state capital, then "Occupy!" and just this past month the Quebec student strike.
Police officers will only abuse their power to harm civilians if they believe that their chain of command will support their actions. These events happen because of the absolute failure of moral leadership by people like Chancellor Katehi.