Today, America is still reeling from the news of the mass murder of eight people…Read More
Not everyone has achieved their whiteness. Some cannot achieve it. Others do not want to attain it, and some live in constant frustration in their failure to secure it.Read More
Can religious ideology really be blamed for the massacre at Charlie Hebdo? Responding to the New Yorker’s George Packer and others.Read More
In the wake of the tragic massacre at UCSB on Friday night in which Elliott Rodger murdered…Read More
Why did this ultimately tragic movement, led by a young white man, appeal to so many African-American women?Read More
The recent spate of mass killers all sought to solve their problems with a certain expression of gun violence that maps easily onto the masculinist roots of Christianity and other religious traditions—particularly in more conservative expressions.Read More
Rather than attributing Holmes’ and the Joker’s nonexistent moral compass (and neither seems to have one) to an absence of moral training that would be there if prayer were back in public schools, we may need to look at their apparent lack of a self-conscious narrative as a more telling source.