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School Shootings: A Nation in Crisis

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Trying to pin mass shootings on the mentally ill is a distraction and a cop-out. The percentage of people with psychiatric disorders who are dangerous to others is very small. Opportunity [including easy access to guns] is a crucial factor when it comes to violent crimes.
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Politics

Courage: What the World Needs Now

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Many of us are passive when we spot injustice. Sometimes we feel it is not our place to interfere, or that one person cannot do much of anything. People who act bravely feel it is better to take a stand, even if they may not win.
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News · Politics

My Oakland March

By Dorothy Gilbert
If you are "eternally vigilant"; if you take responsibility for those things that make a decent, meaningful, beautiful life, then maybe you have a chance to make it so, in spite of all the threats, the viciousness, that are bound to occur around you.
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