September 14, 2015

Interesting question. And yes, I think this is an important question: What is a terrorist? Because the words we use – and the words used by the police and government and media and… – matter. Words matter a lot.

Check out this commentary from Rick Cohen at NPQ. Cohen is commenting on some things that Glenn Greenwald said. T

The NPQ article: “FBI Arrests Animal Rights Activists as Domestic Terrorists.” The Greenwald question: Is Dylann Roof a terrorist?

Does any of this matter? My perspective: Yes. The vocabulary we use matters a whole lot.



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About Simone Joyaux

A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone P. Joyaux works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, MN. Her books, Keep Your Donors and Strategic Fund Development, are standards in the field.

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