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Violence

  1. the crime scene
    If I Hate Violence So Much, Why Do I Love Writing About It?Writers of violent thrillers reflect on — and reaffirm — the ethics of what they do.
  2. pittsburgh synagogue shooting
    What We Know About Robert Bowers, Alleged Pittsburgh Synagogue ShooterHe was a quiet loner in person, but his hatred was evident online.
  3. politics
    Focus Moves to Florida in Explosive Device InvestigationSeveral packages are believed to have passed through South Florida’s largest mail processing facility.
  4. politics
    These Prominent Conservatives Think the Bomb Scares Are a Liberal Hoax“Republicans just don’t do this kind of thing,” Rush Limbaugh said.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Violent Political Rhetoric Can Feed Political ViolenceAs excitement mounts in the runup to a critical election, it’s important that we recognize that politics isn’t, or shouldn’t be, actual warfare.
  6. violence
    Woman Says ‘Proud Boy’ Arrested for Beating Protesters Attacked Her Last YearAn anonymous Muslim woman says Geoffrey Young viciously attacked her at a protest last year, and bragged about it online afterward.
  7. mass shooting
    Four Dead, Including the Suspect, in Maryland Warehouse ShootingA 26-year-old temp at a Rite Aid warehouse gunned down three others before killing herself.
  8. crime
    Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro, ‘Brazil’s Donald Trump,’ Is StabbedThe wound “was superficial and he is well,” Bolsonaro’s son said in a tweet.
  9. Whiteness Doesn’t Cause Mass ShootingsIt’s a compelling-seeming and click-worthy argument, but it’s also a glib and pernicious one that progressives should steer clear of.
  10. It’s Time to Redraw the Line Between Violent and Nonviolent Political ActivismInstead of finger-pointing or empty expressions of civility, the best reaction to today’s shooting is a clear refusal to support or incite violence.
  11. video games
    Psychologists: Stop Blaming Mass Shootings on Video GamesThere’s a bit of dissent within the American Psychological Association about the role of video games in contributing to violence.
  12. gun violence
    Free Fire Is Another Ultraviolent Gun Movie, With One Crucial DifferenceThe movie avoids the anonymous spree killings that pop up in John Wick and Logan.
  13. Here’s a New Effort to Study the Psychological Effects of Youth ViolenceIt involves recruiting members of frequently victimized groups to conduct interviews about the psychological toll of violence.
  14. Federal Judge Says Trump Incited Violence at Campaign Rally, Lawsuit Can ProceedA federal judge has ruled that what Trump says actually matters, and in the case of a campaign rally last year, plausibly incited violence.
  15. a history of violence
    Movies Are More Violent Than Ever Before, and It’s AmazingIf you have an appetite for high body counts, fight choreography, and onscreen savagery, Hollywood might finally be meting out enough punishment.
  16. trauma
    How Violence Warps Childhood Friendships in ChicagoMost kids simply gravitate toward peers who are similar to them. In violent parts of Chicago, children need to be a lot more deliberate.
  17. A New Book Argues Concerns Over Violent Video Games Are a Moral PanicIn their new book Moral Combat, two psychologists argue that video games are little understood and that fearmongering about them is rampant.
  18. This May Be the Best Reason to Watch LoganVIDEO: Those claws …
  19. too far
    Walking Dead Producers Toned Down ViolenceThe people behind The Walking Dead have realized that their last display of gore struck out with fans.
  20. The Florida Airport Gunman Shows How Domestic Violence Predicts Mass KillingViolence begets violence.
  21. public health
    More Evidence That Violence Is ContagiousLike smoking or obesity, it travels along social networks.
  22. guns
    What the States With the Most School Shootings Have in CommonPublic spending matters.
  23. Why There Probably Won’t Be Much Election ViolenceAn expert on one of the more infamous recent examples of election violence sees few warning signs in the U.S.
  24. Trump Rushed Offstage at Rally After False Gun Scare During Attack on ProtesterThe protester in question just had a “Republicans against Trump” sign.
  25. videology
    Watch the Weeknd’s Violent ‘False Alarm’ VideoNot safe for work, kids, anyone, or anywhere.
  26. There’s No Explanation for Lone-Wolf Attacks, and Our Brains Can’t Handle ThatIt would be nice if there were some one-size-fits-all narrative that could explain Ahmad Khan Rahami and others like him, but there just isn’t.
  27. deplorables
    Trump Wants to ‘See What Happens’ to Clinton If Her Bodyguards Are DisarmedHe said it would be “very dangerous” for Clinton without protection.
  28. Two Killed, Multiple People Injured in Shootings During J’ouvert CelebrationsDespite a heightened NYPD presence and security measures.
  29. Fear the Walking Dead’s Showrunner Hates GoreWhich helps the production, believe it or not.
  30. Predictive Policing Isn’t an Exact Science, and That’s the ProblemCan algorithms predict murder?
  31. If You Want Less Police Violence, Hire More Female CopsBetween culture, biology, and psychology, men are more aggressive. Especially when doing police work.
  32. It Matters If You Think Crime Is a Monster or a DiseaseMetaphors frame the way you think.
  33. The Dallas Police Force Is Evidence That ‘De-escalation’ Policing WorksSeriously, there’s good news about American policing.
  34. Do Warm Climates Really Make People More Violent?“… they are less strict about time, they have less use of birth control, they have children earlier and more often.”
  35. Police: Man Arrested at Nevada Rally Said He Wanted to Kill TrumpA man tried to steal a police officer’s gun at a Trump rally Saturday — then told cops that he’d come to kill the GOP nominee.
  36. violence
    Rose McGowan Calls Out Sexist X-Men BillboardThe actress accused 20th Century Fox executives of using violence against women to market a product.
  37. The Simple Pleasure of Clocking Someone in the JawTrump’s bullying is giving rise to a long-dormant impulse.
  38. beta male
    The Simple Pleasure of Clocking Someone in the JawTrump’s bullying is giving rise to a long-dormant impulse.
  39. Can Republicans Recover From Convention Chaos? Democrats Did in 1968 After polling at just 28 percent around Labor Day, Hubert Humphrey came back and almost beat Richard Nixon.
  40. Tucson Trump Rally Marred by ViolenceAnother protester got sucker-punched, and Trump’s campaign manager was filmed getting involved in a separate altercation as well.
  41. trump vs. bernie
    Donald Trump Blames, Threatens Bernie Sanders Over Rally Violence“If conservative Republicans ever went into his rally, you would see things happen that would be unbelievable.”
  42. Trump on His Supporters Attacking Protesters: ‘That’s What We Need More Of’Donald Trump pivots to the general election, defends mob violence.
  43. sequential art
    In Pakistan, Journalists and Comics Artists Team Up to Fight Terrorism“This is a powerful vehicle for conveying ideas which otherwise would get lost in longer essays and impersonal journalistic reporting.”
  44. violence
    How to Predict Which Soldier Will Commit Violent Acts“While you can’t predict these things with perfect accuracy, it’s pretty amazing how you can do a heck of a lot better than random.”
  45. violence
    10 Trans Women Have Been Murdered in the U.S. This YearIncluding India Clarke, who was found beaten to death in Tampa earlier this week.
  46. killing
    An Author Explains How Mass Killings HappenAn interview with with Abram de Swaan, author of The Killing Compartments.
  47. 3 American Siblings Found Dead in MexicoThey went missing a few weeks ago.
  48. crime
    Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Rise in Mass ShootingsViolence in the U.S. is still on a long downward trajectory.
  49. Watching Ferguson: Violence Erupts in the StreamFollowing Ferguson on social media, where images of rage interrupt the usual sports chat and movie-casting rumors.
  50. law enforcement
    How Militarizing Police Can Increase ViolenceFerguson is part of a dangerous nationwide experiment.
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