The generally held concept is that our sweeping gun reforms in 1996 forever stopped mass shootings in this country. The truth is quite different.
Faced with the realities of their gun culture, the US government has done something, classifying ‘thoughts and prayers’ as a viable treatment for gunshot wounds.
We’ve learned about the brutality of the massacre through bitter experience. But while these things may have happened long ago, we should not quickly forget.
After every bloody crisis, we tend to not talk about it. Sadly, us staying mute merely emboldens more reptition of the same mistakes.
The week that was saw the Brexit bomb, Australia pained by shootings, Scott Ludlam take leave to address mental health and Steven Seagal given Russian citizenship from ol’ buddy Vlad.
Dear America, as an Australian living in your borders, I have accepted that guns are a part of everyday life. But after Orlando, I think we need to have a talk.
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads dives headlong into the shady history of vaccines, the mess of Abbott’s political house and the people who cover mass murder.
After Tucker Carlson’s comments on Australia’s gun control policy, Jordan King-Lacroix has fired back with his response.
Maciej Radny looks at the horrific live shooting of two journalists in Virginia, and was shocked, not only by the imagery on Social Media; but of what comes next.