Tag: gun violence

Analysis

El Paso Shooting: Not Mental Illness, Not Even Guns

What makes El Paso shooting feel different is its utter expectedness, following as it did on the heels of Trump’s racist attacks on Brown and Black Congresswomen, the ominous “send her back” chanting that followed, and the endless, ongoing dehumanization and internment of migrants and children arriving at the US border.

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Reporting

VIDEO: March For Our Lives, San Antonio!

Greg Harman Students of San Antonio area schools made a powerful stand on the steps of City Hall today as part of the international March For Our Lives movement. With signs spread across the steps of the building, students from elementary to high school age, teachers, parents, and grandparents made […]

Analysis

Why the NRA is terrified of #NeverAgain

This spring marks 19 years since the shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado. American adults could have – and should have – addressed this problem then, before the 14 students who were recently murdered at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were even born. Where adults have failed repeatedly, […]

Analysis

Election 2016: Dying Gasps of the Last Global State?

By Richard Falk A cascade of developments should make us afraid of what seems to be emerging politically in the United States at this time. Although politicians keep telling us how great we were or will be or are. Donald Trump has ridden a wave of populist enthusiasm touting his […]