In particular, it seems that an increasingly fast paced academic publication environment has influenced the way academics and activists interacted during the Occupy protests. Briefly after the OWS kick off, many well known academics published (online) articles describing the suitability of their theories and concepts in order to assess the movement’s characteristics. Some of these contributions were published with only minimal delay while the protests were still ongoing. This led to some distrust on the part of Occupy protestors who feared that academics were joining the protests not because of political motivations but an interest in insightful observation material.
Alder Paul Skidmore, 9th District has organized a Summit of Neighborhood Leaders in the 9th District to discuss public safety issues with Chief Koval, Madison Police Department and Captain Wahl, West District. The intent of the summit is to engage neighborhood leaders, ask questions about public safety, address concerns over the increase in gun related incidents on the south west side and discuss next steps. Alder Skidmore has invited me to attend.
Recommendations were unanimously passed, yes, Warren said in an interview for this article. But he said there were subtle disagreements about word choice. Reason for the letter of clarification was that we wanted people to understand that we voted unanimously on the recommendations but we may have slightly different opinions about the implementation of those recommendations.
I know of what I speak, having worked for nearly six years investigating and photographing the impacts of high volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF, aka fracking) on Appalachian communities. Cleveland Yacht Club members, boat associations and some birders point to the potential negative effects of this project on their interests. I would just say that kind of advocacy would be welcomed in Appalachia, where the natural gas and coal we have all used for decades has had a profound impact on the Appalachian forests and the species that depend upon them, such as pileated woodpeckers, and threatened or endangered species like the hellbender salamander, woodland box turtle, Indiana bat and northern long eared bat.
You may also want to bear in mind that there are many places to go in Malaysia for good food in the south. The city of Johor Bahru is never short of tasty dishes with colourful flavours of the various ethnicities in the country. Whether you are looking for Malay or Indian or Chinese foods you can be sure that you are able to find the type of food you want in the southernmost city on the Malaysian Peninsula.