Tag Archives: Laura Dickinson

Noam Chomsky on Ferguson: “This is a very racist society”

It’s been a several years since it happened last, but someone just used the n-word in a comment on this site. I don’t know that the context really matters, but it was said in relation to the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. As I’m not in the practice of editing or removing comments, I’m going […]

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This weekend’s many violent crimes, what they mean about our community, and how we should respond

While I was away this past weekend, it would seem all hell broke loose in Ypsilanti. An Eastern Michigan University student athlete by the name of Demarius Reed was shot to death in an apparent robbery on Friday morning, after leaving a party at the University Green Apartments, at the 700 block of West Clark […]

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It’s been almost five years since EMU’s cover-up of Laura Dickinson’s murder, and, thankfully, it hasn’t been forgotten

For those of you who didn’t catch it, EMU was mentioned in the New York Times a week or so ago. Unfortunately, it wasn’t anything good. It was in relation to the Penn State pedophilia case. EMU, it seems, finds itself in an elite group of American universities – those that have been caught purposefully […]

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The death of the American press and the corresponding rise in corruption

As we’ve discussed here many times in the past, the loss of local papers around the United States is going to have negative repercussions that we cannot yet imagine. There will, without a doubt, be more government corruption, and corporate crime. A democracy, in order to survive and thrive, needs an active investigative press. And, […]

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