Tag Archives: Parkland Florida shooting

What Would Lord Jim Do?

Trump and the NRA call for heroes with guns to save us from mass shootings. Conrad’s “Lord Jim” shows us what happens when fantasies encounter reality.

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On Labeling Survivors as “Crisis Actors”

Murakami has the perfect analogy for the vast rightwing echo chamber that labels mass shooting survivors as “crisis actors.”

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Mass Killings, Our Most Dangerous Game

Many high school students these days feel hunted, bringing to mind Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game.” Unfortunately, Trump sees it all as a game as well.

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NRA Uber Alles

Scott Bates “unloads” on the NRA in a poem which never goes out of date.

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