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11:16am

Wed January 29, 2014

Questioning my inside jokes

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Sophie Varon
January 27th, 2014 by Sophie Varon Featured on KCBS "K.M.S." I say it all the time. It stands for kill myself. But it's just an inside joke with my friends. Right? I use the acronym as a secret way to tell my friends exactly how I feel without the risk of offending anyone who catches parts of our conversation.

6:03pm

Wed August 8, 2012
Cops & Courts

Youth Radio: "When did violence become so normal?"

Control Arms campaigner David Grimason lays a photo of his son Alistair. July 25, 2012.
Flickr user ControlArms, under CC License http://www.flickr.com/photos/controlarms/7685194436/

Since the Aurora, Colorado shooting, I keep asking myself: when did violence became so normal? It pops up everywhere in American culture. We feel excited it by it when we see it on a screen. We feel proud of it when we see it in uniform, and angered by it when we see it near our children.

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