Mental Health at Work: Your Questions Answered

When you miss work because of surgery, you get flowers and casseroles. When you are depressed and can’t come to work you are seen as lazy and weak and no one knows how to respond.

Ben Carson, Firearms and False Parallels to the Holocaust

Ben Carson declared his shallow grasp of the dire need for gun reform, and a glaring lack of compassion when he stated Jewish people might have prevented the Holocaust had they been armed.

Dad’s Hot Topic: People Magazine and Gun Control – Finally, A Call To Action!

In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable moments in trending issues.

How to Reduce Mass Shootings: Teach Young Men Philosophy

Jessicah Lahitou looks back on stats on gun ownership and gun violence and wonders if what we need is a new approach to tackle the violence.

When Can We Talk About Guns?

Michael Carley asks if there’s ever going to be a good time to talk about gun control, because there seem to be more distractions and excuses than conversations.

Fire Your Guns

Quentin Lucas has a thought about guns in America.

Why Can’t America Control Its Violence Epidemic?

In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.

An Open Letter: The Right To Bear Arms … Or Bare Arms?

Jennifer Weiss-Wolf asks why a school would embrace images of kids with guns as normal . . . while deeming girls baring arms, or legs, or shoulders a punishable offense.

There Have Been 92 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook and Zero Gun Law Changes

Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.

I’m Special and I Will Prove It, Even If It Kills You: Challenging Men’s Culture of Entitlement

Eduardo Garcia examines the common trend between school shooters and identifies a way to help break our kids of their dangerous sense of entitlement.

Life is Not a Video Game

There have been a lot of arguments claiming that violence in video games is the reason for our societal ills, but B.K. Mullen says that sometimes a game is just a game.

Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.

The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time

Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

A Murder of Crows

A video game playing high school senior gets handed a real gun.

Guns and Fatalism

Eric Sentell shoots down the argument that “if guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.”

Surviving School: 6 Rules Some Chicago Teens Live By

This American Life spent 5 months at a high school in Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhood. Here’s what they learned.