On the limits of “Just Register”  “Just Vote”

The young people’s fledgling movement led by the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fl, to restore sanity to the US by pushing for and demanding gun control has been accompanied by calls (Democratic Party GOTV front groups) to register to vote. But voting in and of itself, that is voting without a…

Guns, race, and profit in savage America

Mass shootings in the US are the price paid for racist scare-mongering and by extension, it is the price paid to allow gun manufacturers and distributors to make ungodly profit. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students and their allies are facing stiff opposition in their struggle for gun control, because they are up against two…