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On barren hilltop, Israeli settler vigilantism blurs into Jewish theocracy

KOCHAV HASHACHAR, WEST BANK — Clinging to a barren hillside, the “Baladim” outpost was little more than a solitary trailer, a farming tractor, a makeshift tent for shade, and a flock of goats. 1,191 more words

Daily News

Dual Vengance-- An Essay

(Editors note: Please click the headlined hyperlink to enjoy “Dual Vengeance,” an academically oriented essay that contrasts the portrayal of vigilantism in Frank Miller’s 1987 “Batman: Year One” and the real life case of Bernie Goetz, the 1984 New York City “Subway Vigilante”)

Dual Vengance

Writing

Internet Vigilantism

Here in Vancouver, on the same day the world was swept up in the story of Cecil The Lion, another story broke. A video had been posted and picked up by a local media outlet. 504 more words

Humor

Sunday Confusion #12

Sunday Confusion is a weekly series where I present some examples of the term “pedophile” used wrongly in the media. This includes using the term for someone who is attracted to a physically mature minor or as a synonym for “child molester”. 950 more words

Journalism

the paradox of justice: A (not so theological) thought on criminal justice

Friday night my car window was shattered and my briefcase stolen. The theif(s) got away will all my books for the coming semester and others I was using for supplemental research! 209 more words

Misc

Sunday Confusion #11

Sunday Confusion is a weekly series where I present some examples of the term “pedophile” used wrongly in the media. This includes using the term for someone who is attracted to a physically mature minor or as a synonym for “child molester”. 693 more words

Journalism

Miguel Leyva Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison for Murdering Adrian Villarreal; Judge Called Crime, 'Vigilantism'

Chicago Tribune —A Lake County judge on Tuesday sentenced a Waukegan man to 38 years in prison, saying the defendant’s role in a 2014 killing amounted to an act of ‘vigilantism.’ 75 more words

Crime