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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 More

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, More

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