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State Violence

Minorities, State Violence, and the Price of Self-Respect

Myisha Cherry | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Myisha Cherry

Violence is not the most effective way to respond to injustice, but self-respecting individuals taking a stand together against injustice is. This is a price we all can afford. The question is do we respect each other enough to believe that others and ourselves are worth it?

Against State Violence: The UK, the US, Patrick Finucane & Drone Attacks

Jack Healey | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Jack Healey

On December 12, 2012, two days before the horrific school shootings in Connecticut, two reports were issued that might have merited more media attention and societal concern on both sides of the Atlantic.

Why Do We Respond to Violence With Violence?

Nick Malinowski | Posted 10.02.2012 | Crime
Nick Malinowski

If there is empirical evidence to support the claim that more stop and frisk and more aggressive policing reduces crime, someone please show me.

Who Carries the Burden of Peace?

Nathan Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Schneider

Israel and its backers need to make the real sacrifices necessary to offer the Palestinian people a solution worthy of their dignity. It will not come cheap, but no cost is dearer than more war.