Defend democracy in the South.

gun control

The reality of the U.S. violence epidemic beyond Sandy Hook

December 17, 2012 - The shocking massacre of 20 children and six adults at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut last week has led to calls for policy changes to curb gun violence. But in order to confront the problem honestly, we need to remember that the most likely victim of the U.S. violence epidemic is an African American living in poverty in the South.

Who is 'using tragedy'?

April 18, 2007 - After the horrifying killings at Virginia Tech yesterday, this morning I flicked around the radio dial to see what the professional talkers had to say on the matter.