Category Archives: Violence

Homeless Heroism

From the NY Times LONDON — For Chris Parker, the arena’s entrance area might have seemed like a good place to ask people for money. Stephen Jones had found a spot nearby to sleep. Now, the two men, both homeless, … Continue reading

Posted in Homeless, Public Awareness, Violence | Leave a comment

Justice Delayed: Bus Shelter Killers Get Life

Sometimes it takes a high-profile act of violence against a homeless person to bring the problem back into the minds of those who have become so desensitized to seeing people living on the streets every day, the head of a national advocacy group says. “We want … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry, Homeless, Justice, Public Awareness, Violence | Leave a comment

Call For Posts For Which It Is Highly Unliky You Will Ever Get Paid

I started this blog back when I was on the street, in the Mission computer lab.  Well, not actually ON the street, but close enough.  It has always been a solo thing.  An episodic journal of life in the low … Continue reading

Posted in Addictions, Bigotry, Brickbats & Bouquets, Cop Watch, Crime, Daily Life, Death, Education, Family, Free Expression, Gov't Policy, Health & Welfare, Homeless, Human Rights, Humour, Justice, Mental Health, News, Photos, Police, Prisons, Public Awareness, Suicide, Surveilance, Violence | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Homeless man killed in N.S. bus shelter fire

(I offer this without comment in its entirety – Drak) Staff Published Saturday, October 26, 2013 11:18AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 26, 2013 9:32PM EDT A vigil was held Saturday evening for a homeless man who was killed … Continue reading

Posted in Bigotry, Death, Homeless, Violence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Frat Boy Cops With Tasers Target Teens Testicles

Too many cops are like huge, strong, and dangerous 15 year olds … with many weapons and few consequences. The 1% like ’em that way. Intelligent, thoughful cops might just figure out whose side they’re really on. The Ottawa cops … Continue reading

Posted in Cop Watch, Police, Violence | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

RCMP Officer Under Investigation For Assault

A male RCMP officer in Antigonish, N.S. is under investigation after two allegations of domestic violence.   See: CopWatch

Posted in Cop Watch, Police, Violence, Women | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mounties Pepper Spray Deaf Man, Kick Him In The Face While Restrained

HuffPost (Cold Lake, Alberta) According to a statement released by RCMP, three officers from the Cold Lake detachment responded to complaints of a noisy party in a parking lot of a community hall early Saturday, Sept. 22. While responding, one … Continue reading

Posted in Cop Watch, Police, Violence | Leave a comment