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Nikita @ncarney ?

active 11 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Nikita wrote a new blog post: Uncritical patriotism   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    I live in Boston. The bombings last week were approximately 2.5 miles from my house. I experienced the shock, fear, and uncertainty that has rocked this city over the past several days. However, the amount of unchecked patriotic rhetoric that has been carelessly thrown around since the terrible bombings have left me feeling frustrated, angry, [...]

  • Nikita wrote a new blog post: Gun Violence: Blaming the Mentally Ill   1 year, 3 months ago · View

    “‘People who have mental health issues should not have guns,’ Mr. Cuomo told reporters. ‘They could hurt themselves, they could hurt other people.’” ( NYTimes.com 1/15/2013) True. Anyone with a gun could hurt themselves or other people. While I am hardily in favor of restricting the sale of lethal weapons, I am concerned that statements such as [...]

  • Nikita became a registered member   1 year, 3 months ago · View

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