Mass Shootings Are Evidence of a Deep Rot in Our Society

The horrific mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, revealed that no one — whether elderly Black people in a supermarket or 10-year-old Latino children at school — are safe from gun violence in America. This is clearly a failure in our gun policies and misplaced faith with policing. However, it also shows a deeper rot within American society.

Henry Giroux writes about it Truthout, “what is ignored is a neoliberal economic system that feeds on self-interest, inequality, cruelty, punishment, precarity and loneliness.”

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