Ahead of March for Our Lives, Parkland Student Manifesto Outlines Steps to End “Plague of Gun Violence”

Ahead of March for Our Lives, Parkland Student Manifesto Outlines Steps to End “Plague of Gun Violence”

Protesters chant during the March for Our Lives rally along Pennsylvania Avenue March 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators, including students, teachers and parents gathered in Washington for the anti-gun violence rally organized by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) Ready […]

State Duma urges swift blocking of online calls for school violence

State Duma urges swift blocking of online calls for school violence

Online calls for violence in Russian schools should be swiftly blocked, a top Russian MP said, commenting on recent stabbing attacks in Perm and Ulan-Ude. The existing laws provide sufficient tools to fulfill this task, he added. “All the means to block [social media] groups, which contain calls for violence in schools are in the […]

Rihanna issues anti-gun violence plea following cousin’s killing

Rihanna issues anti-gun violence plea following cousin’s killing

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 13:15 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 13:25 Pop singer Rihanna has called for an end to gun violence following her cousin’s fatal shooting in Barbados on Tuesday, just a day after the family had celebrated Christmas together. “RIP cousin,” she wrote. “Can’t believe it was just last night that I […]

Elizabeth Warren Says Campus Free Speech Means No Censorship or Violence

Elizabeth Warren Says Campus Free Speech Means No Censorship or Violence

The U.S. Senate waded into the debate about free speech on college campuses Thursday, as a panel of experts offered their views on what has emerged as an increasingly controversial issue on college campuses. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions convened the hearing amid a national debate on how to protect free […]

You Can’t End Violence With More Violence: Shifting From Incarceration to Accountability

You Can’t End Violence With More Violence: Shifting From Incarceration to Accountability

Our society does not encourage people who harm others to take responsibility for their actions, so there’s no opportunity for transformation, say Mariame Kaba and Shira Hassan, organizers and educators whose work centers on criminalized survivors of violence. To create a society where interpersonal violence is unthinkable, we have to move away from a system […]