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On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Polly shares some thoughts about gun control, the CIA, Holiday Hoop-la, positive corporate direction, and Iceland. By Polly Mann Southside Pride December 9, 2019 HOLIDAY HOOP-LA Among the many catalogs I receive at Christmas is one from Hammacher Schlemmer. Just why I don’t know. I’ve never bought so […]
On March 24, 2018, joining thousands upon thousands of other marchers around the country and around the world, 18,000 students and friends marched from Harriet Island on the Mississippi River in St. Paul to the state capitol where they were joined by several thousand more people for a rally for gun control. All Minnesota photos […]
‘Enough’: Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Inaction on Gun Violence, Call for March 24th protests nationwide.
The walkout is part of a national student-led movement to end gun violence.
Instead of getting burned out, frustrated, and isolated, when we gather, we get energized.
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
Because everyday gun violence is concentrated in racially segregated neighborhoods, it’s easy for millions of Americans to think they won’t be affected.
Fiore: Six times a week or so, I pass by the pier where Kathryn Steinle was killed. Never did I think that beautiful spot would become such fertile ground for campaign demagoguery.
“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. POSTED BY ADMINISTRATOR LA Progressive March 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote these words in his April 1963 Letter from a Birmingham Jail, in the same […]
Monte Wolverton, Cagle Cartoon Posted on Nov 3, 2014 Truthdig.com
By Signe Wilkinson truthdig.com May 29, 2014 #YesAllWomen
Photo by The U.S. Army (CC BY 2.0) truthdig.com May 30, 2014 Click here to listen. Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss what led to Elliot Rodger’s deadly attacks in Santa Barbara, President Obama’s announcement that he will reduce the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan from 30,000 troops to 10,000, and NSA […]
When Wars Come Home “A warrior society values its armed forces as heroic protectors of freedom, sending a message that the use of guns is morally essential.” By Charles Derber and Yale Magrass Tuesday, 19 February 2013 Truthout | Op-Ed Police officers at a checkpoint during the manhunt Christopher Dorner, an ex-Los Angeles cop accused of three killings, […]
Published on Dec 18, 2012 DemocracyNow.org – We play an excerpt of an address by the legendary filmmaker Michael Moore delivered just hours after the Newtown massacre. Moore who won an Academy Award for his 2002 documentary, “Bowling For Columbine,” about gun violence in the United States. He discussed the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre at […]
Eloquent Words Are No Enough. Vague statements about “meaningful action” aren’t good enough. Please join with others around the country to demand effective gun control now. Not Senseless, Not Random: The Deadly Mix of Race, Guns & Madness RootsAction Team, RootsAction.org* <> December 14, 2012 | All of us share in President Obama’s statement Friday […]