Today on Blogcritics
Home » Culture and Society » Society (page 3)

Society

And Then He Told Us It Was Raining: Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island Provide a Seminal Moment

ferguson protests hands up don't shoot

Americans daily and the international community of nations have taken note, and even a country like North Korea can scoff at America when it comes to human rights – America has loss its moral standing in the world. Read More »

Vape Craze or Counter-Culture?

The term "vaping" takes on new meaning

For those of us relatively new to the concept, “vaping” is when someone uses a device, like an e-cigarette, that heats up liquid which turns into water vapor that is then inhaled just as you would with a cigarette. Read More »

Great Vocational Training Opportunities for Women

we can do it

Women make up approximately 50 percent of the work force, but account for only 2.6 percent of the work force in the construction industry. Read More »

Corporal Punishment, Community Standards, and the Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Recent developments in professional football give rise to a discussion of child discipline and community standards. Read More »

‘Jihadi Cool': It’s Not Your Father’s Britain

james foley

As Britain – and all of the West for that matter – twists itself into pretzels trying not to give offense to the descendants of those it once colonized or otherwise dominated, Islam unabashedly seeks to rule the world. Read More »

Halloween in August Is More Annoying than Spooky

early 1

We had trouble locating back to school supllies because pumpkins, witches, and ghosts ruled the shelves. It’s enough to drive a customer batty. Read More »

Killed by Police: Not Only in Ferguson, But All of America

Eleanor Bumpurs: Shotgunned to death by police in 1984

There is a long, long history of white cops receiving immunity after shooting and killing black people needlessly. Read More »

Texting and Walking – Is It To Die For?

studentaffairs@atonybrook.edu

From what I have witnessed texting and walking is reaching epidemic proportions. You have much more chance of getting hurt by a distracted walker than you have of catching the Ebola virus. Read More »

Seven Prison Survival Secrets

Image courtesy citylab.com

By internalizing and abiding by these principles, a new inmate will save a lot of strife and possibly violence, and even transform potential hard time to easy time. Read More »

The Funeral

Birthday celebration

"I'm tired of preaching funeral sermons about dead people who have never lived to dead people who have never lived," said Reverend Ledbetter. Read More »