Why active shooter drills are a terrible idea

One reason active shooter drills (ACD) are a terrible idea is it traumatizes the children. Another reason is ACDs teach kids to be in a lockdown traps them in the same building as the shooter. A kids instinct is to run away from the shooter. Run, run, run is the best strategy. Also unlocked windows … Read moreWhy active shooter drills are a terrible idea

Why school lockdowns are a very bad idea

thefutureofnews.info 5.15.2019 Commentary by Greg Ericson School lockdowns are a very bad idea and here’s why. Instead of locking kids down in a dangerous situation they should be allowed to flee. People will instinctively run away from the shooting. That’s just what happened in the Highlands Ranch shooting. Many high school kids ran away from … Read moreWhy school lockdowns are a very bad idea

Putin locking down the internet from the rest of world

Russia’s sovereign internet bill has been signed into law, giving authorities an easier way to block content. The sovereign ‘Runet’ law, which was introduced in December, is not popular. A poll a few days ago found only 23 percent of Russians support it. But it is now set to come into effect in November, with telecoms operators obliged … Read morePutin locking down the internet from the rest of world

2013 Boston: 1 million+ people on lockdown as police look for a few suspects – Overkill?

Almost a million residents of Boston and surrounding towns were ordered to stay in their homes on Friday as the hunt for one of the suspects in the marathon bombing continued. The suspects were identified as brothers, reportedly of Chechen origin. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, remains on the loose. Law enforcement officials said he was the suspect wearing … Read more2013 Boston: 1 million+ people on lockdown as police look for a few suspects – Overkill?