mass shooting

I’d Elect the People on My Facebook Page Over Any Weapons-Funded Hack

By David Swanson I asked my Facebook page which high school teacher they’d least like to have had a gun in their desk. Go read their answers. I’d elect those people over any recent president or any current member of Congress.…

When reaction grows out of the barrel of a gun

What can the left do to organize for a world free of both gun violence and right-wing fanaticism exemplified by the NRA? Danny Katch puts forward some answers. EACH MASS shooting in the U.S. is a sign of societal sickness,…

When Illness Matters: Massacre In Texas

By Dr Binoy Kampmark The massacre at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs was, to put it simply, effective and spectacular. It also had the resonances of the primeval, ignoring the sanctity of the church in favour of murder…

Don’t Blame the Left for Violence in America

Republicans–and quite a few Democrats–are trying to exploit the mass shooting in Alexandria to demonize left-wing expressions of discontent toward the system. By Danny Katch TWO CONTRADICTORY messages emerged following Wednesday’s mass shooting in Alexandria, Virginia: One, the left and…

Munich mourns victims of mass shooting at Olympia mall

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Munich to pay tribute to the victims of Friday’s mass shooting. Makeshift memorials have sprung up, but many mourners just want to do their public grieving in peace. Parents are hugging…