While Pittsburgh’s synagogue shooting might be the most recent, America has a history of violence emboldened by official anti-rhetoric.
Bitterly, today in Trump’s America seems like a normal one. After yet more hollow Presidential empathy, we’re left to count the cost, and wonder who we’ve become.
Gun violence has stepped the streets of Toronto, with one Twitter user unbelievably capturing the moment it happened.
It happened again. With mass violence visiting another school, the lawmakers of Texas have found a new way to duck the issue.
A lot of time is wasted in the gun control debate by people who have no idea what they’re talking about. One survivor to another, I know your pain.
According to an investigation, the only armed man at the recent Florida school shooting stood idly by and did nothing. So much for arming the campus, Donald.
Friday. I like when I wake up next to you. Overnight, the FBI fielded accusations by a hurt populace, one mother made divorce tacky and Cape Town rung in Doomsday with an (un)friendly face.
Once again, America has suffered another mass shooting. However, how much change has this amount of gun violence won?
Hump-day. Tee-hee. Overnight, we’ve seen Kentucky the latest location for needless bloodshed, an Australian face a Balinese court and a cookbook split the moral palate.
After the ugliness that revealed itself in Las Vegas, I’m wondering how we start to heal, and indeed where we go from here.
Once again, we’ve witnessed the worst massacre in American history. While the solution is obvious to everyone else, my money is on America once again avoiding it.
Morning! What happened while you were unconscious? Well, we know more about the life of the Munich shooter, Chris Froome won the Tour and Obama decided to go all Sherlock.
Everything old is new again this week, with the return of Kevin Rudd and those pesky Pokemon popping up everywhere…but is there an international conspiracy lurking inside those Pokeballs?
With Dallas fast becoming yesterday’s tragedy, echoing countless tragedies that have come before, is it lasting change that we truly do seek?
What happened while you were snoozing? The count reaches 50 in the post-mortem of the Orlando shooting and football hooliganism rides again. Best to go back to bed.
For this week’s Long Reads we spin tales of Prince’s complex legacy, a lawyer that protects asylum seekers, and the sad end of a genius.
Rob Idol’s Current Affairs Wrap tackles the multi-faceted downing of a Russian aircraft, Vanstone’s take on Bindi Irwin’s DWTS victory and an epic battle between man and arachnid.
After Tucker Carlson’s comments on Australia’s gun control policy, Jordan King-Lacroix has fired back with his response.
Michael Burrill’s final Current Affairs Wrap highlights the US’ amnesia in the middle east, the UN study of migrants and the call for tighter gun control.
Simon Bossell has his eyes opened to the importance of ‘living in the now’ after experiencing violent crime too close for comfort.