Snipers Shooting Unarmed People At 100 Meters Isn’t A ‘Clash’

By Adams Johnson, FAIR. -

May 14, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - As FAIR has noted before (e.g., Extra!, 1/17; FAIR.org, 4/2/18), the term “clash” is almost always used to launder power asymmetry and give the reader [...]

What Mass Killers Tend To Have In Common

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

It may almost seem too obvious to mention, but I don’t think that’s why we so seldom mention it. I don’t mean being male, or being mentally disturbed, or having been cruel to women, or living in [...]

Students Lead ‘March For Our Lives’ Against Gun Violence

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, DC Media Group -

High school students joined hands to lead over a half a million demonstrators in the “March For Our Lives” anti-gun protest on Saturday. They decried gun violence in their schools and criticized [...]

Nationwide Mass Student Walk Out Over Gun Violence

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Wednesday, March 14, was one month after the Parkland school massacre in Florida. Students from more than 3,100 schools marked the event with a National Walkout day. Estimates are more than one [...]

Disarm Cops First. Reflections On Narratives Of Exceptional And Systematic Violence After Parkland Shootings

By Staff, Twincitiesgdc.org -

On February 18th, 2018, A nineteen year old white man entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with his rifle, and murdered 17 people. He was later arrested peacefully by police. The [...]

Mass Shootings Are A Byproduct Of A Militarized Society

By Elliot Swain, Codepink.org -

An article by Lucian K. Truscott IV, published in Salon last week, addresses the recent Florida mass killing with a novel suggestion. It implores trigger-happy “gun nuts” to forego the civilian [...]

Guns And Liberty

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The proliferation of guns in American society is not only profitable for gun manufacturers, it fools the disempowered into fetishizing weapons as a guarantor of political agency. Guns buttress [...]

Stopping Mass Shootings: Less Finger Pointing, More Action

By Rivera Sun, Riverasun.com -

In the wake of yet another school shooting, everyone from ordinary citizens to pundits to politicians seem to be engaged in one of our favorite and least effective responses: finger pointing and [...]

Why Are Mass Killings So Common In The US?

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

On February 14, an American horror story played out in southeastern Florida when 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people, including 14 students. In [...]

Refusing To Accept A Society Steeped In Violence

By Alex Macmillan and Danny Katch, Socialist Worker. -

The news last week of yet another horrific school shooting seemed to promise only more despair and mourning--both for the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and about the [...]

Immigrant Youth Stand With Survivors Of Parkland Mass Shooting & Will Take Streets On The March For Our Lives

By Sheridan Aguirre, Unitedwedream.org -

Washington, DC – On March 24th, immigrant youth will march in solidarity with the courageous survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and students across the country [...]

Young America

By Randall Amster, Commondreams.org -

Nearly a century ago, Mohandas Gandhi started a new publication to share his vision of nonviolent organizing, filling it with inspiring quotations and political insights. He titled the journal [...]

Florida Students March To Stoneman Douglas High To Show Solidarity Over School Shooting

By Antonia Blumberg, Huffingtonpost.com -

Hundreds of students walked out of classes at a Florida high school on Tuesday morning and were marching nearly 11 miles to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a mass shooting left 17 [...]

This Time Students Are Old Enough To Organize, Mobilize And Speak Out

By Danielle Vabner, Huffingtonpost.com -

Last week on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he had been expelled. He opened fire just outside the school, and soon [...]

Let’s Follow Lead Of Parkland Youth To Stop Mass Shootings In U.S.

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Many say it’s the guns that are responsible for the mass shootings. Some say that it’s not the guns, it’s the people. For others, it’s not the people, it’s a mental health issue. Others reply [...]

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