Weapons of Faith: The Arming of American Schools –

The United States remains a country of tenacious faith.  The nature of that faith stretches from the digital pulpits of Silicon Valley, where cool technology occupies the seat of majesty, to the hot Bible Belt of spiritual endurance and suffering, where the good Lord holds sway in stern disapproval.  In between, market fundamentalists take time to worship the invisible hand of business and capitalism.

Source: Weapons of Faith: The Arming of American Schools – CounterPunch.org

The Problem Is the Guns. The Guns. The Guns. The Guns. | Portside

If there’s one lesson we should draw from the horror at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Tx, it’s that we cannot rely just on school guards, calling 911, or tepid “solutions” by extremist politicians to safeguard our school children. Or to protect people in supermarkets, houses of worship, or any other public settings targeted for mass carnage.

Source: The Problem Is the Guns. The Guns. The Guns. The Guns. | Portside