The mythology of "whiteness" not only informs the perpetrators of racist violence, writes Julie Wittes Schlack, it fuels the simmering grievances of ordinary white people, who adhere to essentially the...
A new study, co-authored by Nancy Rappaport, suggests how to prevent school violence while stewarding vulnerable young people.
One year after the school shootings in Parkland, a look at how student journalists are finding inspiration in a 50-year-old Supreme Court case.
The feeling of being threatened is so pervasive, we need to find ways to manage it, writes Marni Chanoff. Understanding the physiology of fear and its impact is a good...
The frontier and the gun are deeply encoded in the nation’s DNA, writes John Tirman.
When someone guns down your peers in cold blood and the far right cheers, writes Miles Howard, something inside you breaks.
The Massachusetts Senate is considering a bill that would allow a judge to take guns away from someone who poses a risk to themselves or others.
The notion of ‘victimhood’ has been appropriated and so loosely used as to render it almost meaningless, writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
Could these parallel movements merge to achieve a greater good?
For all we are doing to try to keep students safe in school, writes Boston teacher Neema Avashia, what are we doing to keep students safe when they return to...
Students leading the movement against gun violence should ignore falsehoods proffered by the gun lobby, writes retired judge Andrew Grainger, and instead focus on repeating their "theory of the case."
In spite of our disagreements, can we at least find common ground in the love we have for our children? asks Jay Baruch.
Sustained protest actions like walkouts can ignite real social change, writes Miles Howard.
Relationships built on trust, not threats, keep schools safe, writes educator Adam Stumacher.
If the adults won’t take politicians to task, writes Miles Howard, let’s give the kids a chance.
It took a grand total of 48 hours for right-wingers to target the victims of Parkland, writes Steve Almond.
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and the millions of people who have been galvanized by them, are taking on the gun lobby and the politicians they court.
Appealing to hearts and minds is getting us nowhere, writes Miles Howard.
Politicians are beyond hope on gun violence, writes Steve Almond. It's up to us. What will we decide to do?
It was the week when a year’s worth of intemperate and nasty tweets finally bit back.