Tag Archives: justice

“Truth crushed to earth will rise again”

I’m reminded today of something that Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in the February 8, 1958 issue of the Baptist magazine Missions. “Those of us who call the name of Jesus Christ find something in the center of our faith which forever reminds us that God is on the side of truth and justice,” Dr. […]

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Toilet reading, Junglefowl, and restorative justice… on episode 27 of the Saturday Six Pack

During episode 24 of the Saturday Six Pack, there were quite a few good exchanges between Dr. Benjamin Edmondson, the new superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools, and the students who had gathered in the AM 1700 studio to ask him questions about his plans for the future of our district. Of those exchanges, my favorites […]

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Elizabeth Warren: Too Big to Fail has become Too Big for Trial

This, my friends, is why we worked so damned hard to get Elizabeth Warren into the Senate, and on the Banking Committee. Shot this morning at a Banking Committee hearing titled “Wall Street Reform: Oversight of Financial Stability and Consumer and Investor Protections,” this video demonstrates, better than any campaign ad ever could, just why […]

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The obligatory Casey Anthony post

Be thankful I didn’t go with my other idea, which was to imagine a “reality” show in which Casey and OJ move in together to raise the children of Nicole Brown. Sadly, this may not be so far from the truth. I suspect that her phone has been ringing off the hook this evening with […]

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How can anyone look at this and say that our American justice system works?

And, as long as we’re talking about the prison industrial complex, did any of you catch the story on private prisons that ran on NPR the other day? It’ll make you want to riot in the streets… You won’t, of course… But you’ll want to. [The above image came courtesy of Reddit.]

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