Monthly Archives: September 2016

Five Years After Troy Davis Execution: The Problem Remains

Troy Anthony Davis was executed five years ago in America among international controversy for the slaying of a police officer. There was controversy over whether there was enough evidence to convict him.  Many people, including Former FBI Director William Sessions, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Dogs, Untrained Handlers, Native Americans

Dangerous Dogs, Untrained Handlers, Native Americans clash in protest over pipeline.There’s a big debate about a pipeline going through Amerind land where it could impact on both sacred ground and the availability of clean water. A federal judge has temporarily halted … Continue reading

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Humans are Sheep–Stand with the Flock?

A small social experiment–would you stand at a buzzer just because everybody else does? In “free” societies, it’s often used as an insult to call people “sheep.”  We like to say, “Do your own thing,” and “Be yourself,” and “Don’t do … Continue reading

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