At the center of this paradigm is the notion of the terrorist as an : a marginal person whose outstanding characteristic is vulnerability.
You might call it the “snowflake theory of terrorism.” This view is clearly an advance on seeing terrorists as either crazed fanatics or warriors for justice, but its paternalistic implications are just as dangerous as those implicit in the two paradigms it displaced.
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After years of lobbying, a new pay progression system was approved for Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs), Deputy District Attorneys (DDAs) and State Public Defenders (SPD) in 2013.
The pay progression system is used to reward and retain experienced prosecutors that were leaving their respective offices to find higher pay elsewhere.
For SPD attorneys the results of the action are a bit more mixed.
The State Bar encouraged the legislature to consider parity when approving the pay progression increases so that both sides of the system would receive equitable increases.
Something profound and seismic is happening in the way Western societies understand terrorism, and jihadi radicalization in particular.
Until now, the terms of the debate were set by two master narratives about terrorists, usefully categorized in an article published just over 30 years ago by the Irish intellectual Conor Cruise O’Brien as the “hysterical stereotype” and the “sentimental stereotype.” The former saw terrorism as a form of pathology perpetrated by “‘disgruntled abnormal[s]’ given to ‘mindless violence,’” whereas the latter characterized it as a form of political resistance mounted by “misguided idealist[s] …
Funding to maintain the pay progression system was removed in the 2015-17 budget.
Governor Walker proposed reinstating the funding for the upcoming 2017-19 biennial budget and members of the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) agreed to add the additional funding.
Bullying is repeated behaviour undertaken by an individual that hurts or frightens someone else.