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Offline Machiavelli

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11 things you should know about the Michael Brown shooting
« on: August 24, 2014, 01:24:06 PM »
German Lopez
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August 23, 2014

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  • Who was Michael Brown?
  • Why was Michael Brown shot?
  • Who is Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Michael Brown?
  • Was the shooting of Michael Brown legal?
  • Is the Michael Brown shooting being investigated?
  • What's happening in Ferguson, Missouri?
  • Is the black community represented in Ferguson's government?
  • Have the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, been peaceful?
  • How have police handled the protests in Ferguson, Missouri?
  • Why do police have military-grade equipment in the first place?
  • How have government officials reacted to the protests in Ferguson, Missouri?

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Re: 11 things you should know about the Michael Brown shooting
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2014, 02:40:33 PM »
"Do you know that Negroes are 10 percent of the population of St. Louis and are responsible for 58% of its crimes? We've got to face that. And we've got to do something about our moral standards. We know that there are many things wrong in the white world, but there are many things wrong in the black world, too. We can't keep on blaming the white man. There are things we must do for ourselves." - MLK 1961

“[Euthanasia] is what any State medical service has sooner or later got to face. If you are going to be kept alive in institutions run by and paid for by the State, you must accept the State’s right to economize when necessary …” The Ministry of Fear by Graham Green (New York: Penguin Books [1943] 2005, p. 165).


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