<i>Less than half a percent of the victims of guns in the United States meet their end in mass shootings of the sort that make headlines and ignite arguments on legal gun ownership, as was the case in the wake of the Orlando massacre — as long as you don't mention the giant elephant in the room.</i>
To take this shooting as a critical juncture to advance a ban on guns, promote social tolerance and the foundations of the core American social values, and to strive for a better global counterterrorism atmosphere: such would be the best memorial for the dead.
Unlike what Trump says, the local terrorist does not come from afar.
How is it that the most powerful, supposedly the most democratic and most advanced country on the planet routinely accepts massacres and mass shootings?
For a few years now, finance has dwelled on an illusion. The illusion that growth is infinite, that central banks have supernatural powers, that penal sanctions can never be eschewed, and that Janet Yellen is smarter than the rest of the world.
This case has fully exposed the vulnerability of the United States to homegrown terrorism.
I always liked strolling on campus after lunch. The statue of George Washington outside the John M. Olin library has accompanied students from all over the world through the seasons every year.
In the spring, groups of energetic students pass through the blooming flowerbeds and pass by the library on their way to [Read more]
A country is not a company.
Under no circumstances can we let our guards down.