Bushmaster, manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used to kill 20 small children and six teachers, is a multi-million-dollar firm.
While we mourn the victims of the heinous shootings in Newtown, Conn., it is important to pause for a moment to reflect on what this violence means.
Americans are left pondering why and wondering what if anything can be done to stop it and also, 'how did this occur, and what caused it?'
I first heard of Gene Sharp from a commentator on National Public Radio. He said that he had examined the "Arab Spring" upsurges in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Libya and Yemen.
In the wake of the police violence against Occupy Oakland, it's even more important for the 99% movement to employ non-violent tactics that will galvanize broad unity with the people of Oakland and nation.
There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the United States.
More than anything, American public opinion is galvanized in its revulsion to the horrific crimes committed in Tucson, Ariz.
Why would Palin and her right-wing extremist colleagues choose to use such an inflammatory term," blood libel," after all the talk about toning down the rhetoric after the terrible shootings in Arizona?
The Tucson tragedy is a wake up call for all Arizonans. It's time to take back our state from the right-wing, anti-people demagogues and their corporate masters.
In the wake of the senseless shooting in Tucson, Ariz., people and politicians of various political inclinations have appealed for goodwill, civil discourse and national unity.