violence

Columnists
Jan 19, 2011

It's time for a gun ban in the U.S.

Gun shows, the ready access to semiautomatic weapons and the additional availability of extended-capacity magazines are a recipe for the massacres that occur every few years in the United States.
Blog
Jan 17, 2011

Can Americans be saved from themselves?

Gerry Caplan
President Barack Obama and Jon Stewart believe if only Americans were more civil to each other, future Tucsons might be averted. Would that it were as simple as that.
News
Nov 30, 2010

Meditations at the ringed fence around G20 Toronto

Michael Stone
The Buddhist teacher, psychotherapist and author reflects on nonviolence and engaged living -- as affected by the summer's summit violence -– and the value of waking up the body and the body politic.
News
Oct 3, 2010

Narcissism, entitlement, aggression and rape

Colin Horgan
The recent attack on a teenage girl in B.C. and the images from it that circulated online have set off a defensive response in some young people. This is part of a disturbing trend.
Columnists
Aug 27, 2010

The G20's symbolic violence

This week's mass processing inside (and outside) a Toronto courthouse helped clarify June's Jailapalooza festival during the G20, the largest mass arrest in our history.
News
Jul 5, 2010

Medics at G20 protests speak out against police brutality

Michaela Beder MD
Andrew Pinto MD
Malika Sharma MD
Violence against property got coverage but broken bones and eyes filled with pepper spray did not. This violence in Toronto streets echoes what the summit will do to the world's poor.
Blog
Jun 27, 2010

Toronto is burning! Or is it?

Judy Rebick
Police allowed the violence to happen last night in Toronto and then spent their time spinning it to the media instead of putting out the fires.

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