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

July 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

Drawing Links Between US Militarism Abroad and Gun Violence at Home (Pt 1/2)

June 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

Students Spark Movement Gun Toting Politicians Should Fear

March 25, 2018

As young people spoke out against guns around the world during a day of protest, a movement emerged that seemed formidable enough to take on the powerful National Rifle Association

March For Our Lives Takes Aim at Gun Lobby, Acknowledges Racial Disparity

March 24, 2018

The massive March For Our Lives rally brought hundreds of thousands of people to D.C. on March 24 to protest against the N.R.A. and politicians who take their money, while also pointing out that there is a great disparity between the ways we treat violence in places like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and in minority communities in Baltimore and Chicago.

After a Shooting at His School, a Maryland Teacher Speaks Out

March 20, 2018

Pat Elder, who teaches GED classes at Great Mills High, says to end gun violence America must tackle the militarization of schools and broader society