The Highland Park Shooting and American Fascism Now / by Stephen F. Eisenman

Fireplug and Coneflowers in the Author’s Garden, Highland Park, Illinois, 2013. Photo: The Author. Highland Park Memoirs I heard about it from my daughter, Sarah, in Chicago. “Dad, did you hear about Highland Park?” That was an ominous beginning. She continued: “There was a shooting during the 4th of July Parade. A bunch of people wereContinue reading “The Highland Park Shooting and American Fascism Now / by Stephen F. Eisenman”

The Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Yesterday Shows It Isn’t Pro-Life / An Interview with Adam Winkler

A protester holds up a sign during a rally against gun violence outside the US Capitol on June 6, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images) The Supreme Court isn’t pro-life — yesterday, it struck down a New York State law limiting who can carry concealed handguns in public, a ruling that couldContinue reading “The Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Yesterday Shows It Isn’t Pro-Life / An Interview with Adam Winkler”

At March for Our Lives, A Call for a Nationwide Strike of Schools / by Common Dreams Staff

An aerial view of large crowds are seen during the ‘March For Our Lives’ protest as they march on Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, United States on June 11, 2022. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun via Getty Images) “Avoid attending school if your leaders fail to do the job” Hundreds of thousands took to the streetsContinue reading “At March for Our Lives, A Call for a Nationwide Strike of Schools / by Common Dreams Staff”

In America, There Is Mass Death, Then There Is Nothing / by David Sirota

People become emotional at the City of Uvalde Town Square during a prayer vigil in the wake of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (Jordan Vonderhaar / Getty Images) It doesn’t matter how many people are slaughtered. It doesn’t even matter if they’re children, as they wereContinue reading “In America, There Is Mass Death, Then There Is Nothing / by David Sirota”