Mass Killings: Choose Your Preferred Cause (and Exclude All Others)

August 12, 2019

The HuffPost explores the question of whether, as Donald Trump and others have claimed, video games are responsible for the frequent mass killings in the US. We learn that Trevor Noah, a late-night television comedian, “introduced ‘The Legislator: License To Bill’ ― in which players try to...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Belief” in the Second Amendment

April 19, 2018

A singer from Nevada believes in the quasi-theological interpretation of the Second Amendment put forward by the NRA. Everyone thinks of the United States as a nation or sovereign state. They also know it is the most powerful nation — economically and militarily. But they often fail to notice...

Kids Confront America’s Gun Culture

April 06, 2018

As young people try to sustain the momentum of the moment, they should stay focused on the political process and keep making it personal. The day before 800,000 or so of their constituents showed up in Washington, DC, for the recent March for Our Lives, the US Congress recessed yet again and...

Gun Control After Parkland: What Can Firms Really Do?

March 25, 2018

Following the Parkland school shootings in February, gun-control advocacy in the US has won support from large corporations — although there are some limits to what they can accomplish. In what could be a watershed moment, gun-control advocacy in the US has won support from large corporations...

The AR-15 Explained

February 22, 2018

Mass shootings are occurring across the US in unprecedented numbers, yet the government has failed to ban some of the most deadly weapons. Gun control has been a hot topic of debate for years in America, but the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has triggered fury from...