Posts below are from May 2012 to January 2013

Gallup shows support for death penalty plateaus in the 60 percents. No religion breakdowns, unfortunately.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/159770/death-penalty-support-stable.aspx?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=syndication&utm_content=morelink&utm_term=All%20Gallup%20Headlines

 

David Horowitz. If humanists expect to change this culture, they need to know its variations. Horowitz, liberal-turned-conservative, speaks for a large segment, and his FrontPageMag is an important read. Daniel Greenfield’s recent article on guns and gangs is an interesting example. Progressives regularly complain about the stories the MSM ignores. Here’s a conservative making a similar argument. He blames gangs on Democrats since cities are where democrats get most votes. That’s debatable, of course. But the failures of MSM on reporting US homicides are not.

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/dgreenfield/america-doesnt-have-a-gun-problem-it-has-a-gang-problem/

 

National Catholic Reporter’s Tom Roberts describes how Camden NJ is our most dangerous city and notes some of the factors that keep this off of MSM’s radars.

http://ncronline.org/node/41896

 

Laura Flanders interviews Dean Spade on his new book Normal Lifeand what it says about our most-imprisoned society.

http://blip.tv/grittv/dean-spade-the-most-imprisoning-nation-in-the-world-part-1-of-2-6482091

http://blip.tv/grittv/dean-spade-trickle-up-social-justice-part-2-of-2-6482084

http://blip.tv/grittv/dean-spade-the-most-imprisoning-nation-in-the-Laura

 

Laura Flanders interviews Eugene Jarecki on the failed drug war.

http://blip.tv/grittv/eugene-jarecki-when-will-the-drug-war-finally-end-full-interview-6471959

 

Muslim cultures and body-search reluctances.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/08/world/asia/afghan-spy-chiefs-attacker-hid-bomb-by-his-groin.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Children playing athletics games and head concussions.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/23/sports/football/pee-wee-football-game-with-concussions-brings-penalties-for-adults.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Add Boy Scout leaders to the listings of organizationally protected child abusers.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/us/boy-scout-documents-reveal-decades-of-sexual-abuse.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/20/opinion/the-perversion-files-of-the-boy-scouts-come-to-light.html?ref=todayspaper

 

Noam Chomsky on how we destroyed the Commons.

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Noam-Chomsky-Destroying-t-by-Tom-Engelhardt-120723-39.html