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An American Nightmare: Uvalde School Massacre

by Belén Fernández, published on Common Dreams, May 28, 2022 In his official remarks on the May 24 elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas—during which 18-year-old gunman Salvador Ramos killed 19 children and two adults—United States President Joe Biden demanded: “When in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?” Affirming that “to lose a child[…]

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Of Wars, Childhood and Guns

Of Wars, Childhood and Guns: an Iraqi-American Woman’s Plea for Change Guest Post by Tiba Fatli At the age of 13, my family packed our belongings (one small bag each) and fled Iraq headed towards Syria. As a non-white naturalized American citizen, I am often asked mostly by strangers ‘where I am from,’ which is almost always followed by daunting[…]

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