Imagine someone with nothing left to lose as a virus
armed with a gun and desperate to spread its bullets.
It was 39 years ago Sunday that John Lennon was murdered by a deranged fan in front of his apartment.
two men in camouflage
drunk loud talk, stare at shotguns
Despite racist and anti-immigrant scapegoating, data shows that most American terrorists are resentful White men inspired by White supremacist and misogynist rhetoric.
Everyone knows who to blame for these massacres: Trump, an accomplice to white nationalist terrorism.
Where are the calls to stop the massive illegal transfer of U.S. weapons fueling the very violence that drives innocent people to leave their homes?
Most observers think the alt-right are conservative extremists, defined chiefly by their loud and proud commitment to white racial superiority and privilege. But there’s much more to the alt-right.
22 July, a film currently streaming on Netflix, depicts the events that occurred on that day in 2011, when Anders Behring Breivik began a killing rampage in Norway. Breivik turned … Continue reading →
This is a country at war with itself in multiple ways. Thousand Oaks, California: a city torn apart by wildfire and gunfire. Both are unnatural disasters. “This is the new … Continue reading →
Antisemitism was the cause, but automatic weapons were the method. Reactions by Jews and non-Jews to the massacre of 11 people at Tree Of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh overwhelmed my … Continue reading →
In my thirty-five years of teaching college students, I’ve not encountered a generation as dedicated to making the nation better as this one. Millennials (and their younger siblings, generation Z’s) … Continue reading →
Kareem Tayyar: At the March for Our Lives, Centennial Park, Santa Ana, California, 3pm, March 24th, 2018
I spend most of the afternoon thinking about John Lennon. How he would have been 79 years old next October. How his wife has been a widow for longer than … Continue reading →
Schools are the sites of fewer than 3 percent of students’ gun homicides; the other 97 percent occur somewhere other than school. . Every day, 42 Americans die in gun … Continue reading →