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A Nation of Guns

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Monthly Review
This book, says reviewer Dunbar-Ortiz, "contains a passionate narrative" by Paul Auster, a poet and novelist, alongside "stark and somber black-and-white photographs of sites of mass shootings" by Spencer Ostrander.

The Second Amendment

Heather Cox Richardson Letters from an American
In 1972 the Republican platform had called for gun control to restrict the sale of “cheap handguns.” In 1980, the Republican platform opposed the federal registration of firearms, and the NRA endorsed a presidential candidate—Reagan—for the first time.

Eco-Fascism, Uncovered

Ruxandra Guidi Sierra Magazine
El Paso, Texas, witnessed the first violent outburst of US eco-fascism—and is also a living rebuttal to the hateful ideology

Who Stops a ‘Bad Guy With a Gun’?

Larry Buchanan and Lauren Leatherby The New York Times
“It’s direct, indisputable, empirical evidence that this kind of common claim that ‘the only thing that stops a bad guy with the gun is a good guy with the gun’ is wrong."

‘Nobody Cares About Us Here’: The Anger on Buffalo’s East Side

Troy Closson New York TImes
Residents said it was tough to separate the burst of extreme violence from prior decades of pain. One sign placed next to a memorial of white candles and flower bouquets seemed to encapsulate the emotion: “There are no words for this heartache.”


My name [Inaudible.]

Patricia Mona Eng Rattle
Responding to the shootings in Atlanta’s Gold Spa, poet Patricia Mona Eng uses online quotes of the shooter against the 911 recordings of the Asian woman calling for help.
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