Monthly Archives: February 2012

Not just Inner-City and Infantry

I am personally a big believer in trying your best to be kind and polite to everyone. Not just because it is easier to make friends and avoid fights this way, but mainly because you never know what an individual … Continue reading

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Similar similarity?

When we read “I See Everything Through This Tragedy” and “Blocking the Transmission of Gang Violence,” we have an inclination to see the two comparisons as nearly identical. Both concern relationships between a medical disorder and gang violence. On closer … Continue reading

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Veterans of the Streets (Launch 2/27)

Ceasefire, without a doubt, is a step in the right direction towards peace on the streets.  As the long Kotlowitz article states, Ceasefire “is part of an unusual effort to apply the principles of public health to the brutality of … Continue reading

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Stop Shootings, Not Gangs?

One thing that really stuck out to me was in the article “Blocking the Transmission of Violence.” Kotlowitz said that CeaseFire doesn’t aim to get people out of gangs or to interfere in their drug trade. They only focus on … Continue reading

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Innocent Bystanders. So where’s the security?

Kotlowitz’s “I See Everything Through This Tragedy” paints the picture on how violence affects the lives of those subjected by highlighting their ongoing struggles. The thematic mention of murders throughout this reading also exposes just how life altering, unrelenting and … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs a Safe Zone (Launch Post 2/27)

“I See Everything Through This Tragedy” and “How to Halt the Butchery in Syria” address problems of violence that are taking place thousands of miles apart from each other, yet both articles give steps on how to end the violence.  … Continue reading

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The tragedy of violence

In the articles, we see a multitude of violence.  The article “I See Everything Through This Tragedy” shows us the effect violence has on everyone involved.  Mr. Orange is torn up inside due to his inward thought that he was … Continue reading

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