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.
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.
The Tucson massacre brought into sharp public focus the local sheriff, Clarence Dupnik, who has gained attention this week for linking the shooting to the vitriolic political climate in the U.S.
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.
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.
The arguments in favour of the gun registry are full of holes. What lies behind the push to keep the registry?
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.
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.
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.
May 27, 2010
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