Posts Tagged ‘ killing ’

An American Uprising | The New Yorker

Protesters and law enforcement in New York City on the third day of demonstrations after the killing of George Floyd, by police, in Minneapolis.Photograph by Ashley Gilbertson / VII / Redux

Who, really, is the agitator here?

Source: An American Uprising | The New Yorker

The Killing Of Sister George (1969) Full Movie – YouTube

The United States of Guns | kottke.org

Like many of you, I read the news of a single person killing at least 17 people in Parkland, Florida today. While this is an outrageous and horrifying event, it isn’t surprising or shocking in any way in a country where more than 33,000 people die from gun violence each year and guns that can fire dozens of rounds a minute are perfectly legal.

America is a stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of gun violence. We’ll keep waking up, stuck in the same reality of oppression, carnage, and ruined lives until we can figure out how to effect meaningful change. I’ve collected some articles here about America’s dysfunctional relationship with guns, most of which I’ve shared before. Change is possible — there are good reasons to control the ownership of guns and control has a high likelihood of success — but how will our country find the political will to make it happen?

Read More at Source: The United States of Guns

Robert Kelly, Playwright | Nomadics

 

Robert Kelly, Playwright.