Sure, the peace-justice slogan was originally a veiled threat. I think anything that threatens “No peace” is pretty clearly that.

What I’m saying is that, these days, I think people throw it around. I sincerely doubt that the chanters would have resorted to physical violence (i.e. taking away the peace) if their demands were not met. The slogan’s power is the implicit threat backing it, but I think these days it’s just frequently used without any intent to follow through, which just ends up making its user look silly.

On another tack, today’s Technician had a tiny slice of coverage about the event. No justice, no peace