Here’s the full list of the people the murdered have kissed.
Here’s a pair of slippers made of birds’ beaks, ear plugs made of screams.
An English teacher asks his class: ‘What’s the opposite of a gun?’
On the fourth anniversary of his son’s murder, Manuel climbed a 150-foot crane in the early, gusty morning – “A father’s job never ends” – so “the whole world will listen to Joaquin today.”
A year of illness, death, mourning, and ever-increasing political chaos on a striking, if not unparalleled, scale threatens the American system as we’ve known it. Meanwhile, a new kind of weather threatens the world as we’ve known it.
Through meticulously assembled archival imagery, “The Rifleman” reveals the roots of the modern National Rifle Association, U.S. Border Patrol, and the gun lobby’s unyielding influence on national politics. (running time: 18 minutes)
two men in camouflage
drunk loud talk, stare at shotguns
It was 39 years ago Sunday that John Lennon was murdered by a deranged fan in front of his apartment.
Mehnaaz Mome: The Missing Piece in the Gun Violence Discourse — The Porous Border Between Republic and Empire
It may not be a coincidence that the rise in the killings of unarmed civilians thrives at a time when America remains engaged in a multitude of wars, some visible, … 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 →
. This week saw both more achingly quotidian crimes against African-Americans – cops called for Shopping/Napping/Airbnbing While Black – and, aptly mirroring them, the release of the searing video … Continue reading →
for my sister, Julia I have no way of knowing how many times she’s hit her body button— it’s how she calls for help when the patient’s fists are … Continue reading →
. In recent years, several media outlets have taken to calling President Obama the ‘Mourner-in-Chief’ due to the frequency with which he addresses the nation following fatal incidents of mass … Continue reading →
Washington, DC – Today the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence.” With American women more than ten times more likely to … Continue reading →