Drawing Links Between US Militarism Abroad and Gun Violence at Home + Militarizing US Schools and Society Only Creates More Gun Violence and Police Brutality

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TheRealNews on Jun 18, 2018

Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. He connects the epidemic of school shootings domestically to the endless wars internationally.

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Part 2: Militarizing US Schools and Society Only Creates More Gun Violence and Police Brutality

TheRealNews on Jul 4, 2018

TRNN’s Ben Norton continues his discussion with Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, on the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. Nino Brown argues militarizing schools and more heavily arming cops will only make the problem worse.

From the archives:

Underestimating The U.S. Military Budget, Altruism and Sadism by David Swanson

John Pilger, et al: Australia’s Guns: Control, Culture, Bias

Capitalism Careens in the Direction of Fascism by Paul Street

Abby Martin: Corporate Lobbyists Use Intimidation, Not Bribery

Pat Elder: It’s Not A Volunteer Force, Amy. It’s A Recruited Force. + Militarizing Schools, Criminalizing Students

Rebel Without a Clue: Autonomy and Authority in the American Public School by Susan Cain and Mark Mason + Caleb Maupin: After Florida…

Chris Hedges: The History of Oppression of African Americans

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)

When the War Comes Home by Jill Dalton

Chris Hedges: American Culture is Deeply Violent

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

Wars Begin in High School Cafeterias by David Swanson

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