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What Assault?

How did we get here? Once again, a mass shooting has reactivated what passes for a gun debate in the United States. This time the event occurred at a high school in Florida and seventeen people died, but those details, … Continue reading

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Violent Intersections

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, early in the morning on July 5th, a black man selling CD’s in the parking lot of a convenience store is wrestled to the ground and shot by two police officers. In St. Paul, Minnesota, the … Continue reading

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Police Modern

Baltimore: Freddie Gray. Ferguson: Michael Brown. Cleveland: Tamir Rice. New York: Eric Garner. The paired names of cities and victims of police violence keep mounting; these four only the most publicized in the past year. Several reports have noted that … Continue reading

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