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Meta-Post: Attempts to Reducing Street Violence

These weeks discussion is on street violence and the increase in gang member numbers within Chicago. Many posters mention how the violence rate has gone up, as well as the death rates. The program CeaseFire is an attempt to step … Continue reading

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Less is Not More

We’ve all heard the cliché phrase “less is more” throughout our lives. The articles this week about Charlie Kernaghan’s work exposing child and women sweatshops bring a more negative light to this phrase. Our society always pushes for faster, better, cheaper, … Continue reading

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Response to “Environmental Justice”

I really enjoyed homosapienswalkingwonders analysis of Wright’s interview.  I agree that one of the main themes of her interview was the connection between environmental problems and the effect they have on the poor. While reading the article, it struck me, … Continue reading

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