In the wake of George Floyd’s death this week, former NBA player and Iowa State star Royce White sent out a text to his friends in the sports world to organize a small peaceful protest in Minneapolis. He was only expecting a few hundred people at most. It’s now morphed into thousands of people marching down I35.
The emergence and growth of online platforms in recent years raises important questions about applying the ideals of the First Amendment to modern communications technology. Today, many Americans follow the news, stay in touch with friends and family, and share their views on current events through social media and other online platforms. As a result, these platforms function in many ways as the 21st century equivalent of the public square..
HAYES LEMMERZ INTERNATIONAL INC. Werner Kosak is director of engineering for the North American Suspension Components business unit. He was director of the rear suspension department for BMW’s series development unit in Germany. Lindy Chamberlain Creighton and her ex husband, Michael Chamberlain had always claimed a dingo took their baby. One of the damning pieces of evidence was that the defence claimed that because a dingo’s maw could stretch wide enough to hold fast a human’s skull, it was certainly capable of the crime. Though no body was ever found, bloodied but un torn clothing was found near to a dingo’s lair during another police investigation.
I think the original is successful in its purpose, to give a reminder or slap on the wrist of the rude. (In a meaner spirit I could have chosen “nasty” instead of the lighter “naughty”. “Dotty” could have been used for further impact while keeping the purer rhyme..
The last time I taught at the University of the Arts, it was for a ‘zine making class. Remember those? DIY photocopied tracts you’d leave on the windowsill at coffeehouses? Like, not Starbucks, but dingy, poetry reading hosting independently owned places that served espresso thick as mud? No? Then you’re either too young or too old. There was a very narrow period when ‘zines were all the rage, and when the internet appeared, they disappeared, and you’re looking at what replaced them.
FBI director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review of the agency’s handling of the Flynn investigation. Coronavirus death toll surpassing 100,000Yahoo NewsGeorge Floyd death puts spotlight on training for policeThe death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis is the latest in a series of deaths of black men at the hands of white law enforcement officers, notable because of the graphic video of an officer kneeling on his neck as he pleaded for breath, and the violent protests it sparked. Like other cases, it has called attention to police training, protocols and discipline including the controversial practice of imbuing police cadets with a readiness to kill, known as “warrior training.” Derek Chauvin, the white officer seen in the video, had 18 prior complaints filed against him, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.