9 killed, 27 wounded in Ohio in second U.S. mass shooting within 24 hours

August 7, 2019

DAYTON, Ohio — A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, killing nine and wounding 27, authorities say, in the second U.S. mass shooting in less than 24 hours. Dayton police patrolling the area responded in less than a minute to the shooting, which unfolded about 1 a.m. Sunday on the streets of the Oregon District, Dayton Mayor Nan…

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The Death Rattle of White Supremacy

August 6, 2019

Will America finally confront the violent death rattle of white supremacy? Or will it fail to inflict the coup de grâce, allowing the ideology of hate to revive itself into a global movement, with radicalized young men engaged in what they believe is a zero-sum war for survival? Last year, those opening lines might have been dismissed as alarmist rhetoric and hyperbole. We no longer have that luxury. In the…

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April 25th, 1979 – Marvel UK, 40 years ago this week.

July 1, 2019

A wise man once said a week is a long time in politics.Not in 1979, it wasn’t. A week ago, in that year, the UK had been experiencing an election campaign. And, this week in that year, it was still experiencing an election campaign. I hope they didn’t try to stretch it out for a third week. Such a thing would have been madness and could have put us all…

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