Category Archive: Gun Violence

Nov 02 2014

The Youth Revolt in Ferguson

Hard Times in Ferguson

On August 9 in Ferguson Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis with 10% unemployment and a poverty level 46.4% higher than the Missouri average, an unarmed black teenager, Mike Brown was gunned down in the street by a white policeman, Darren Wilson in the middle of the day, in the …

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Sep 19 2013

Ironies of the National Security State

A couple of days ago, a man walked into an important Naval Base in Washington DC carrying a high power military weapon and started shooting.   He killed 12 people and injured 8 more before being killed himself.    Live by the sword;die by the sword.   It would appear to be a viable lifestyle choice in our …

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