by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Did you ever see that vignette in which an escalator stops and those onboard despair and cry out for the repairman?
Multiple headlines continue to clamor for more security – in schools, in theaters, and in malls. Meanwhile a self-defense instructor laments he will likely get no new clients. The responsibility for something as rudimentary as staying alive is now abdicated to capacity-building authorities. (Translated to English, that means power mongers.)