Breakfast Links: October 19, 2011

— Martin Luther King and the presumption against violence.

— Maybe people are getting less violent even if the danger of being the victim of violence is going up.

— Military deployment against the LRA represents a new step on a continuum of escalating US involvement.

— The extreme brutality and depravity of the LRA shouldn’t detract from the political context about Acholi relations with the Ugandan state that laid the initial groundwork for Kony’s emergence.

— Bank of America looks like it’s trying to force me to reconsider my view that Glass-Steagall repeal was fairly benign.

— School lunch reform in America.

— Contrast with school lunch reform in Finland.