War & Peace

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Keene, New Hampshire's annual pumpkin festival turned riotous this weekend. (Photo: Twitter)
"These are no angels," Twitter user Isaiah A. Taylor said of the photograph that showed six young white men on top of an overturned car, beer cans aloft, as the crowd on the ground seemed to cheer them on. Over the weekend, crowds who attended the annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire became violent as the event descended into a riot...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Rally at the Department of Foreign Affairs to demand "Justice for Jennifer" on Oct. 15, 2014 at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Bullit Marquez/AP)
Philippine President Benigno Aquino sparked outrage on Monday when he declared...
Jon Queally, staff writer
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We just saw the transformation of little Keene N.H.'s Pumpkin Festival by a horde of drunken, largely white kids into a rowdy melee/mayhem/ruckus, or what in Ferguson would be a riot, and dealt with accordingly. Over-armed riot police did show up, but responded mildly enough to spark many observations on black/white discrepancies, the need for pumpkins to pull up their pants and get a job, and Twitter comments like, "Where are the white fathers? What will end this corrosive culture of violence?"