Tag Archives: gun violence

Commonalities of mass shooters and prevention recommendations

We’ve studied every mass shooting since 1966 and found similarities that can help prevent future attacks.

March for Our Lives St. Paul, Minnesota Style

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 […]

Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, “Loaded” (Video)

In her eye-opening study of the Second Amendment, Dunbar-Ortiz exposes the racist roots of America’s gun culture.

Henry A. Giroux | Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence

Militarism provides ideological support for policies that protect gun owners and sellers rather than children.

Michael Moore | My Proposal to Repeal and Replace the 2nd Amendment

We can start with the upcoming midterm election. Let every candidate know: If you take NRA money, we will remove you from office.

The NRA is Playing a Deadly Game in Labeling the Left as Violent

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.

Evergreene Digest | A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself by Henry A. Giroux

A diatribe against the cultural decline in America also offers a way out A review of America at War with Itself ~ Henry A. Giroux Related: Table of Contents, Foreword, and the First Chapter from America at War with Itself Related: Will Americans Submit to Despotism in an Urge to ‘Escape from Freedom’Shelley Walia, The […]

A Narrow Focus on Mass Shootings Undermines Efforts to Solve America’s Gun Problem

Because everyday gun violence is concentrated in racially segregated neighborhoods, it’s easy for millions of Americans to think they won’t be affected.

Henry A. Giroux: America’s addiction to violence

Giroux: At a policy level, violence drives an arms industry, a militaristic foreign policy, and is increasingly the punishing state’s major tool to enforce its hyped-up brand of domestic terrorism, especially against black youth.

Marion Wright Edelman: Gun Violence: An All-American Crisis

“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 […]

When Wars Come Home

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, […]