Violence Defines American Culture

Violence Defines American Culture

When James Holmes mowed down twelve people and wounded almost sixty at a movie theater in Colorado, aggression penetrated my pores, inundated my brain and covered the cells of my heart.

Governments Kill

Governments kill on our behalf. This arrangement is a form of social contract, which means that governments are basically contract killers.

A Moment for Contemplation

The nation is now debating whether there is a connection between this vitriolic rhetoric and the attempted assassination of Giffords, in which 20 were murdered or wounded in Tucson.

Going from Hawk to Dove

The United States ranks behind Yemen, Cambodia, and Serbia in the Global Peace Index.