The U.S. is the only country in the world in which there are more weapons in private hands than there are residents living in the country.
It is disheartening to see that these tragedies ... give way to ... a war of insults where the goal is not to understand, but to score points.
If the deadliest mass shooting in a high school was not enough, another tragedy won’t be the key to changing things. It will be the people.
These two shootings bring to light two outrageous problems in the United States: dangerously inadequate gun control laws and the growing strength of right-wing extremism.
It is high time to hold the U.S. accountable for both domestic and foreign violations, and to take that seriously.
‘In this country we have a gun violence epidemic but we also have a hate epidemic.’
What is the secret behind the escalation of the racist movement’s activities at this moment in time?
No matter how cynical it may sound, the whole world and, apparently, Americans themselves, are used to such crimes, which have frankly become one of the calling cards of the United States and an integral part of American democracy.
It seems incredible that a country that prides itself on national security ... cannot act against the weapons that are used to kill thousands of Americans.