Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Mass Shootings, Empire and Racist Copaganda Dog Whistles

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, June 1, 2022 Two mass shootings in quick succession brought out the worst in Americans. The anger and grief were followed by the usual lies and pretense that violence here is somehow mysterious. Political leaders advocate state violence all the time, calling for new victims to be created here and around the[…]

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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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