‘What are we? Humans? Animals? Savages?’ — William Golding – Lord of the Flies
That look on his face. After all these years, I’d love to punch him again.
Two weeks ago, I spied those splotches of blood against the white concrete, the roses scattered across the sidewalk. I imagined it was a fist fight or a knifing at … Continue reading →
Red maple, sweetgum slashed and torn out by the roots so we could build a jungle underneath the pines, so our camouflage would blend us with crows’ panic, with honeysuckle … Continue reading →
We are being inundated by media and government condemnation of the “violence” committed in Ferguson in response to the Grand Jury’s failure to indict Darren Wilson for murdering Michael Brown. … Continue reading →
I still don’t know why Sallie and I bothered to go to that party in the forest slope above Aspen. The people were all older than us and dull in … Continue reading →
When the police won’t take no for an answer… The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, set off by a policeman’s shooting of an unarmed black teen last week, appear to be … Continue reading →
Jackson Katz is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse … Continue reading →