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Guy Problems: Shooting People

Courtney McKinney | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Courtney McKinney

Yes, America has a gun problem. In the cities, in the suburbs, everywhere. But this isn't just about guns, or mental illness. This is about men, and what it "means" to be one.

New Shocking Trend In Movies

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment

Movies targeted at teens are more violent than ever. A study out of Ohio State University found that the instances of gun violence in PG-13 movies has...

Nicolas Cage Speaks Out On Violent Movies

Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

Veteran actor Nicolas Cage recently added his two cents to the ongoing debate on the impact of violent movies on real-life violence. Cage, who bega...

'I Took Knives To School And Threw Them At Everybody'

Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment

"Only God Forgives," Ryan Gosling's latest film, has been called "cartoonishly dark," "gruesomely grotesque," and "ultra-violent." Gosling opened u...

An Eastern Orthodox Case for Banning Assault Weapons

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 03.30.2013 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

LaPierre does have a point. We do need to address the way our culture glorifies violence. But the priority must be to stop the bleeding.

It Is Time to Act to Protect Children Against Gun Violence

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Instead of responding by saying no to the culture of violence, we are apparently responding by arming ourselves with more weapons. If that cycle of violence and fear is having such a deep psychological impact on adults, how do we expect our children to navigate or survive it?

Nothing But Senseless Violence

Molly Moynahan | Posted 01.16.2013 | Chicago
Molly Moynahan

The children I am teaching need to feel inspired and supported, not hypnotized by high budget movies that reduce human values to who can stay alive longer. Hollywood should offer a better vision for the future.

Jason Linkins

McCain, Huckabee Surrogates Represent A Cultural Clockwork Orange | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If there's any truth to the widespread whispers that John McCain and Mike Huckabee are secretly aligned to knock out their mutual threat, Mitt Romney,...