Marbut presents himself as someone who can break the cycle of criminalization. One of the “Core Tenets” on his website notes that “arresting homeless individuals has never ended homelessness” and that criminal enforcement should be a last resort. Instead, according to his “Seven Guiding Principles,” society must “engage” the homeless and “move to a culture of transformation.”.

And there are instances where Cook has not been afraid to confront the government on issues he considers morally important. Last year he wrote an op ed in The Washington Post speaking out against state legislation that he believed would let businesses deny services to gay, lesbian and transgender people. Cook himself came out as gay in the pages of Bloomberg Businessweek..

LuAnn Brink, a visiting assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, shared Jackson’s mixed reaction to the study. “Earthworks represents a biased group of highly motivated individuals. As such, the interpretability of this work is limited,” she said.

Didn have a clue this [water treatment plant project] was going on, he says. Burkett maintains that the LCRA didn tell the Property Owners Association of the new treatment plant. Corix first took over [the Spicewood Beach water system], we had a meeting.

During the Bush years, Washington sent Mexico $1.6 billion in aid to fight drug trafficking, though the Obama White House too has expanded cross border efforts. Military are working side by side in Mexico and Obama has also deployed aerial drones deep into Mexican airspace to track drug traffickers. Needless to say, such efforts have failed to halt the flow of drugs though the Obama counter drug strategy has represented a bonanza for private contractors.

Professor Harry Brod teaches a course on men, masculinities and sexual ethics at St. Norbert College in Wisconsin. Ironically, Brod says, what’s most offensive about the recording may actually be the least useful as a teaching tool. But after the first page, you can’t read anymore. The ideas in the book are too offensive. Disgusting, even.

This is going to literally be a fight for their lives. They will be tried for treason for this, and there’s no reason for them to give up without a fight. And we are hearing explosions and jet fighters overhead, and this is not over.. Lanier responds to an accusation she’s heard before. “We are not going to arrest our way out of this crime problem. This is not arrest driven,” she says, rather it is aimed at building street level relationships.