Local law enforcement may walk, talk, act (and certainly dress) like ducks…I mean combat troops, but the point is they aren’t soldiers. Nor are they designed to be. Thus, when handed excess Pentagon war stock equipment – and a disturbing military mandate – their ill-disciplined, escalatory, and disproportionate responses hardly comes as complete shock.
— Read on original.antiwar.com/danny_sjursen/2020/06/01/dispatches-from-kansas-city-the-insurrection-that-wasnt-may-30-31-2020/
It is almost midnight on April 23, one month after Kansas City’s shelter-in-place order went into effect. At least I think it’s been one month. Time …Dear friends,
Spartan Press: Purveyor of Poetry http://kcstudio.org/spartan-press-purveyor-of-poetry/
The Kansas City Renaissance Narrative
A selection of 365 short bits, extracted and compiled from various studio writings, notebooks, voice memos, letters, stories, and essays.
Quite enjoyable and amenable to your on-the-go lifestyle.
Are we so busy longing for a Kansas that no longer exists that we don’t see the Kansas that does? That Kansas looks pretty bleak for the 875,000 Kansans who likely aren’t making ends meet.
— Read on www.humanitieskansas.org/get-involved/kansas-stories/the-big-idea/big-idea-its-time-to-change-the-way-we-talk-about-poverty
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