Tag Archive | "political violence"

TIME’s Person of the Year: Why Not Malala?

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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  President Barack Obama is TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Again. I don’t have anything against the President receiving the honor, but as I read the explanation for that choice, it occurred to me that if …

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Mothers of Intention — Aftermath of Tucson Edition

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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In the days since the massacre in Tucson and attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many people have been weighing in on the tragedy.  Here are a few thoughtful posts worthy of your time: Ilina from Dirt and Noise …

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The Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the Language of Violence

Sunday, January 9, 2011

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Before the horrendous assassination attempt on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the shooting of 20 people, leaving six of them dead, Giffords knew that she had been specially marked by by her opponents.  Tea Party conservatives wanted her out of …

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