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Hate and Bias Crime Data

August 6, 2012 by


  In the midst of the ongoing Chick-fil-A mess, now seems like a good time to take a look at hate and bias crime. If you haven’t already read it, you really should start with last week’s post about Chick-fil-A. It deals with some of the free speech issues. To reiterate: hate speech is generally, […]

From Bullying to Genocides: From Micro to Macro

April 19, 2012 by


by Warren J. Blumenfeld As we approach Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day on 27 Nisan (Jewish calendar), April 19 this year (Gregorian calendar), I reflect upon my familial history: two scenarios with somewhat varied outcomes. When I was a young child, I sat upon my maternal grandfather Simon Mahler’s knee. Looking down […]