Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: gun violence

What makes American society so violent?

These stories explore how violence permeates different aspects of American society.

After Las Vegas, these are the questions that can bring us...

If we can stop clinging to stories that obscure the truth of what happened, then what follows easily is, How can I help?

What more is there to say on gun laws?

There comes a point where you feel like there’s nothing more to say about gun violence that hasn’t already been said.

NRA issues call for white supremacy and armed insurrection

The gun lobby's new "recruitment ad" is really a call for white supremacy and armed insurrection, deliberately crafted to stir anger and fear.

Resistance in a time of gunfire

We don’t have to reinvent ourselves along violent lines. Instead, we can become a country that changes itself through nonviolent revolution.

Millennial organizers want to see an intersectional understanding of gun violence

It is time for an intersectional approach to gun violence prevention, in order to effectively keep all of our communities safe.

The school gun violence we don’t talk about

In over half of the shootings that happened on elementary, middle school, and high school grounds, a student brought a gun from their home.

An All-American Slaughter

What’s new in all this isn’t the gangs themselves, but how much deadlier they’ve become in recent years.

Not Just Skin Deep: Europe Reflects On America’s Gun and Race...

Are we already facing a crisis point of open-ended, pointless violence, or is this simply a preamble to a truly nightmarish century?

Repeal the Dickey Amendment

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...