Category Archives: MLKJr.

Half of the Truth, Half of the Time. How the New York Times Discredited A Baltimore Demonstration.

The Page A1 story shows a burning building, attributes only violence and property destruction to “thugs” and “outsiders” and speaks only of rioters and of a police department ‘stretched thin’ by community violence. (The burning building is across town from … Continue reading

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Equal Societies Are Sustained By Democracy With A Small “d”.

Highly equal societies have a high level of personal trust, an expectation that community members will look out for each other. With more equal levels of material wealth, there is less frustration, less resentment, less humiliation and more opportunities to … Continue reading

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