I have lately received numerous notifications about articles and media describing something called quiet quitting. I first saw this term on a Linkedin notification several weeks ago. Then I saw quiet quitting videos showing up on my YouTube feed. Now it appears to be quite a news item. So I looked into it. The media … Continue reading Quiet Quitting is Nonsense
Tag: Structural Violence
Agnotology and the Colorado River
I recently read an article in the Los Angeles Times about the crisis level shortage of water in the Colorado River. Written by Ian James, the article describes years of warnings from the scientific community about how the dangers of drought and overuse of the river would lead to dire consequences. James is a thorough … Continue reading Agnotology and the Colorado River
The Story up to now …
I have been thinking about how I got to this point. I discovered the idea of information asymmetries while I was working on my blog The Digital Guerrilla Project. I thought it was a perfect way to describe the situations I was trying to write about: where one party is able to take advantage of … Continue reading The Story up to now …
How to Guarantee The Win
This is a post script to the Dorner saga. It seems that even in death Christopher Dorner has created a spot of bother for the LAPD. Joel Rubin of the LA Times wrote that there have been 40 requests by fired officers to have their cases reviewed.
Gary Ingemunson, attorney for the Los Angeles Police Protective League, stated the following:
The Board of Rights system could be fair, but for the last few years the Department has consistently outdone itself in the attempt to completely skew the system against the officer. The Department wants to win. End of story.
In the article, Andrew Smith, a Commander in the LAPD, rejects the notion that a senior LAPD officer might feel pressure to make a decision that would please the Police Chief. Rubin writes that Smith pointed out that only 60% of the officers who stand before a board of rights…
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