Fault Lines
24 May 2017

March2017

  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Hello everyone, and welcome to that most wonderful time of the week, the (almost) weekend, and the newest edition of the Fault Lines Friday Fail. Our contributors worked tirelessly this...
  • With Apologies to Dr. Seuss

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Prefatory note: Although you read this on a Friday, this post was written on March 2, 2017, National Dr. Seuss Day. The following is Fault Lines’ tribute to the beloved children’s...
  • First Circuit to Police: Are You Stupid or Malicious?

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines)– The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated the dismissal of a case that poses the question: can a police department that does everything in its power to get you murdered...
  • Daniela Vargas’ Punishment for Speaking Out

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Shortly after Daniela Vargas finished giving a speech about the impact of deportations on families, ICE took her into custody. Moments after an immigrant spoke out about her fears of...
  • Amazon Isn’t Fighting for You

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — If you have ever bought anything from Amazon, you know the creepy follow-up. All of a sudden, anything related to the product you looked at on the Amazon site starts...
  • Why Mandatory “Thin Blue Line” Stickers Won’t Win Hearts and Minds

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — I grew up in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. I still vividly recall Orland Park’s water tower – painted like a white golf ball perched upon a green tee. In huge block...
  • Judge Silberman to Notorious RBG: Shut Up!

    by - Mar 3, 2017
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    March 3, 2017 (Fault Lines) — Justice Ginsburg reminds me of my grandmother. My grandmother would have been almost the same age as Justice Ginsburg. She was a first-generation American, born and raised in Manhattan. So,...