Shooting Ourselves: Mass Killings, Austerity, and the Breakdown of American Society

By Jamie Merchant and Jacob Swenson Sandy Hook. Columbine. Aurora. Tucson. Fort Hood. These names ring out in popular memory as the sites of seemingly random, horrific atrocities. Mass violence and how we can address it has become a hot-button issue and for good reason. Last week, between October 26thand November 1st, there were five […]

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