Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: gun violence

Be black, be brave

Let’s return to that idea: we shall arm the militia, and no one else. The Militia shall be comprised of all races and sexes. No one – not even the police – shall have guns.

New Mexico militia member opens fire on protesters demanding removal of...

“This is not the first report of heavily armed civilian militias appearing at protests around New Mexico in recent weeks.”

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

‘Heartbreaking statistic’: Thanks to pandemic, last month was first March since...

“All it took was a pandemic and closing all the schools.”

Gun makers and sellers on list of ‘essential businesses’ amid coronavirus...

"Gun retailers are not essential businesses and should not remain open during this pandemic."

Sanders gets backing of march for our lives co-founders for ‘intersectional’...

“He gets that all the issues we fight for are connected, and the gun violence isn't the cause but the symptom of systematic injustice in this country.”

Ceasar: Grief and challenge

The intersection of guns, drugs, poverty, scant education, substandard health care, high unemployment, and corruption are literally producing conditions that invariably redound the hardest and worst on young people of color.

Watch: With gun control measures held up in congress, ‘Gut Punch’...

A new PSA released Wednesday by the non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise showcases the reality children face as they head back to...

Making the gun violence epidemic visible through art and activism

Leslie Lee calls herself an “artivist.” It’s a word combining art and activism, rooted in community and Latinx art from the late...

“Not enough’: Critics say Walmart must go beyond corporate pr and...

Gun control groups on Tuesday praised Walmart after the company announced it would no longer sell certain firearm ammunition and would reduce its gun...

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.