Thoughts & Views: Can technology trigger trust?

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For many communities today, distrust reigns between minorities and the local gendarmes. We have been focused on outcries from Staten Island, N.Y., from Cincinnati, Ohio; from North Charleston, S.C.; and from Baltimore, Md., among other places, where there have been allegations of uniformed personnel overstepping their bounds. In all these cases,… Continue Reading

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‘LET ME EXPLAIN WHAT I MEANT’ To the Editor:  I write to explain my position that the Kearny school district should implement stronger residency checks of students. The district’s residency supervisor Donna Wagner-Nigro and Investigator Rob Wilson recently wrote to this newspaper questioning my knowledge of the district’s efforts. Wagner… Continue Reading

Thoughts & Views: Some things on my mind …

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is playing the “Ugly American” role to the hilt, if news accounts about veiled efforts to suppress anti-smoking campaigns around the globe are to be believed. Chamber President Thomas J. Donohue has written that the organization “does not support smoking and wants people to quit,” and… Continue Reading