Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

The Cult Of Violence Always Kills The Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The Weather Underground, a clandestine revolutionary organization that advocated violence, was seen by my father and other clergy members who were involved in Vietnam anti-war [...]

Stephan House, Draylen Mason, Stephon Clark: Terror Victims

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The word terrorism is both over used and useless. It generally refers to the actions of the American government’s political enemies. It is rarely used to describe the wanton killing that is [...]

Israel’s Systematic Violence Against Palestinian Women

By Greg Shupak, Electronicintifada.net -

Crucial to Israeli colonialism is an attempt at the destruction of Palestinian society. This is part of a bid to secure demographic majority over non-Jewish people across all of historic [...]

Honoring Palestinian Artist Murdered By Israeli Forces

By Wasan Abu-Baker, Popular Resistance. -

Muhammad Abu Amr, 19 years old, is a young Palestinian artist who was killed by the Israeli forces during the Great Return March last Friday in Gaza. He dreamed of sand sculpting an 800 square [...]

Walking With Marita Growing Thunder

By Sarah Sunshine Manning, TruthDig. -

For 80 miles across Montana, 19-year-old college student Marita Growing Thunder walked through cold temperatures, and a mix of wind and rain, on a march to raise awareness of the epidemic [...]

Nation Trying To Figure Out Gun Violence To Hold Military Parade Glorifying War

By Carey Wedler, Steemit.com -

Every time a mass shooting rocks the United States, Americans demand their government do something. Whether it’s confiscating guns, arming teachers, or turning schools into prisons, neither [...]

Today Is The National School Walkout To End Gun Violence. Read Live Updates Here.

By Hayley Miller, Huffingtonpost.com -

Students nationwide are walking out of their schools on Wednesday to protest gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland massacre. Thousands of students are expected to file out of [...]

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 [...]

US’s Culture Of Violence Contributes To Sanctification Of Second Amendment

By Mark Karlin, Truthout.org  -

Because the federal government, especially the judiciary in the beginning, was the conduit for civil rights reform victories, white nationalists, non-governmental organizations, as well as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 High School Students Stage Walkout To Protest Gun Violence

By Ryan Grenoble and Sebastian Murdock, Huffingtonpost.com -

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. ― They’re furious about political stonewalling, and most of them aren’t yet old enough to vote. Two days after a gunman used an assault-style rifle to kill 17 people at a nearby [...]