A Supreme Act of Cowardice

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. Martin Luther King Jr. Yesterday the face of the cowardly alleged murderer who took the lives of four young people in their beds was revealed to the world. The 28 year-old suspect in the […]

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Ridgway Speaks

On July 15th, 1982, children found the body of 16 year-old Wendy Coffield in the Green River near Kent, Washington. She’d been strangled with her own clothing. Coffield was the first victim of the Green River Killer to be found. Even after a second victim was found police had a difficult time believing that they […]

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Ban the Box Laws

Did I eat hallucinogenic mushrooms for breakfast? No, I read that correctly: those with criminal convictions are becoming a protected class. http://socialistworker.org/2013/06/19/seattle-bans-the-box http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/03/new-laws-make-criminal-pasts-off-limits-in-california-city/?test=latestnews Earlier this week I was floored to read that yet another city, Richmond, California, has barred private companies with city contracts from doing criminal history background checks on job applicants in most cases.

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