In the wake of the senseless shooting in Tucson, Ariz., people and politicians of various political inclinations have appealed for goodwill, civil discourse and national unity.
The Communist Party USA issued the following statement Jan. 9 unequivocally condemning the shootings in Arizona and the ultra-right, anti-government political atmosphere.
Nineteen years ago on November 14th one of the country's more shocking examples of workplace violence took place at the Royal Oak Post Office in Michigan.
October is domestic violence awareness month. Domestic violence affects two million women in the United States each year.
The movie's sadism and violence far exceeded the original crime novel by master pulp fiction writer Jim Thompson - nevertheless, it was breathtaking art!
I think it's absolutely ridiculous that two Illinois lawmakers are requesting to bring in the National Guard as a way to control youth violence.
With the spectacular response of the movie "Precious," this might be the moment that some movies are sending urgent messages to us about a "world war" against women.
The recent shootings at Fort Hood, Texas and Orlando, Florida suggest that people today may have a different response to economic collapse than what happened during the Great Depression.