Death

The Wall Street Journal – October 25, 2018

Current and former custodians at Disney parks say identifying and vacuuming up human ashes is a signature and secret part of working at the Happiest Place on Earth.

Your ashes at Disney. An unusual meme.
(Things are seldom what they THEME.)

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The New York Times – October 19, 2018

Any reporter who has covered a humanitarian disaster should understand what Stalin is once reported to have said to a fellow Soviet official: The death of one person is a tragedy, but the death of one million is a statistic.

Thousands dead – an abstract notion.‬
‪One gruesome MURDER – fires emotion.‬

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‪Reuters – May 23, 2018

‪While U.S. public support for more gun control measures has grown slowly but steadily over the years, it typically spikes immediately after the mass shootings that have become part of the U.S. landscape, then falls back to pre-massacre levels within a few months.‬

If it’s true that “memory matters”‬
‪Here’s a finding that is stark:‬
‪The attempt to tame gun violence‬
‪Remains a “shot in the dark.”‬

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Reuters – March 24, 2018

Tens of thousands of Americans gathered across the country on Saturday at March For Our Lives rallies to demand tighter gun laws, led by survivors of last month’s Florida school massacre which reignited public anger over mass shootings.

The “target” is CHANGE
Change we require
Common sense change
Ready, aim, fire!

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BBC NEWS –  September 24, 2017

There are concerns that the escalating rhetoric could lead to one side misinterpreting the other, with dangerous consequences.

Sticks and stones may break your bones,

But, these words risk making killing zones.

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