Tag: Shameless Wire

  • In the Blog

    Mammoliti’s Curfew: Scapegoating Toronto’s youth

    February 11th, 2010     by Cate Simpson     Comments

    Shameless Wire, our new training program for young journalists, is in full swing. Over the next few months, we’ll be publishing a number of guest posts by Wire participants. This first series responds to Toronto city councillor and mayoral candidate Giorgio Mammoliti’s platform, which calls for a city-wide teen curfew. by BerBer Xue Councilor Giorgio Mammoliti has been pushing for a teen curfew for half a decade now, and he’s not stopping because of his run for Toronto mayor. I, for … READ MORE

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    Mammoliti’s Curfew: Misguided and Ineffective

    February 10th, 2010     by Cate Simpson     Comments

    Shameless Wire, our new training program for young journalists, is in full swing. Over the next few months, we’ll be publishing a number of guest posts by Wire participants. This first series responds to Toronto city councillor and mayoral candidate Giorgio Mammoliti’s platform, which calls for a city-wide teen curfew. by Diana Faria City Councillor Georgio Mammoliti thinks that we need a curfew for Toronto’s teenagers. Mammoliti is wrong. He is also making way too many assumptions about teens, implying that … READ MORE

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    Mammoliti’s curfew: A good idea in theory

    February 10th, 2010     by Cate Simpson     Comments

    Shameless Wire, our new training program for young journalists, is in full swing. Over the next few months, we’ll be publishing a number of guest posts by Wire participants. This first series responds to Toronto city councillor and mayoral candidate Giorgio Mammoliti’s platform, which calls for a city-wide teen curfew. by Rachel Lee-Thomas Given the chance, some teenagers are practically nocturnal. We stay up late. Some of us stay out to odd hours of the night. Some drink alcohol, abuse drugs, … READ MORE