Boys With Toys: The Civil War on Gun Control and Terrorism

To be an average gun owner, to me, is to harbor an unhealthy amount of suspicion that has much in common with the unhealthy suspicions that fuel domestic terrorists and confused youngsters stoked by Confederate historians, racist talk show hosts, televangelists. . .

Teachers on the Frontline Against Terror

What should schools do about radicalisation? From July 1, schools in the UK have a legal duty to prevent pupils being radicalised.

Terrorism in Charleston: It’s About Racism, Stupid!

Warren Blumenfeld calls out the situation in Charleston for exactly what it is.

Comment of the Day: “We don’t go to a benefit for cancer and say ‘all diseases matter’.”

This comment of the day was from os on the post “In the Spirit of John Brown: A Letter to White People After Charleston.”

Leadership In The 21st Century

The stakes are high. We need wise leadership. Will we receive weakness, tyranny, or inspiration?

Violence Against Women is Also Terrorism

Neil Hill wants to know what can be classified as ‘terror’.

Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP

A fight inside the Republican Party is why it’s possible that the Department of Homeland Security will be shut down this weekend.

All My Terrorists Are White

Counting the days between Neo and Nazi.

Thoughts on Jewish Identity in a Post-Charlie Hebdo World

Matthew Rozsa explores the divided politics of the American Jewish community.

Events in Paris—It’s Time To Stand Up For Freedom

We must choose what world we want to live in. We must decide what we are willing to tolerate. We must have boundaries around what we hold sacred.

Fear Kills, Fear Cures

What your doctor won’t tell you about how Charlie Hebdo terrorism impacts your health.

Masculinity, Terrorism and Charlie Hebdo

If you don’t want the fallout of a confused and pathological masculinity, don’t create it in the first place.

The City of Lights was Dimmed, but not Diminished. Free Speech was Violated, but not Silenced.

Neal Brown believes that free speech is costly but worth the investment.

Taking the Religious Imagination Seriously

Is it time to accept religion as a real motive force behind violent action in the world?

#NotInTheNameOfIslam Is One Conversation You Need to Hear

Twitter is bringing us condemnations of today’s Paris attack from Muslim men and women. Will you listen?

In Defense of the Right to Offend

T. J. Sullivan sees the terror attack at ‘Charlie Hebdo’ in Paris as a reminder that defending freedom of speech means defending speech we find uncomfortable, offensive, or scary.