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Another Opinion on Bystander Intervention

India Flinchum, Columnist

November 9, 2017

Social justice advocates have argued for decades over the extent to which bystanders are responsible for intervening in acts of injustice. Indeed, an individual’s definition of “injustice” may vary according to his or her culture and values, but there is undoubtedly a universal feeling of unease t...

Active Bystanders

Harry Kelso, Columnist

November 9, 2017

To what extent are viewers or bystanders of injustice responsible for what they have failed to intervene in? In situations where they cannot or do not know how to help, this is an especially difficult question to answer. In the end, we are all human. We will find ourselves in situations where we simply...

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