Monthly Archives: September 2011

Elizabeth Fry Societies Say Conservative Bill Will Not Deter Crime

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Bystander Effect

“There are, in fact, many reasons why bystanders in groups fail to act in emergency situations, but social psychologists have focused most of their attention on two major factors. According to a basic principle of social influence, bystanders monitor the … Continue reading

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The Village, The Homeless, The Drug-Users

Homelessness and police intervention hot topics in the Village “…we might ask, what if the strategies for LGBT civil rights were applied to the homeless and injection drug-user population, rather than simply resorting to a punitive herding of these people using the … Continue reading

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Wall Street

Corwell West Occupying Wall Street. ___________________________________________ “This story is going to go away. Someone would have to have been killed or very seriously injured in order for the press to stay interested in this story and for the police to … Continue reading

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addictions explained

Brain Development & Addiction with Gabor Mate

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He said it first…

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”  ― Malcolm X  

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maybe?

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