school-shootings

The Useless Web of Surveillance Software Meant to Identify Potential School Shooters

The predictive security tool the Uvalde School District used, Social Sentinel, obviously failed to protect students as promised, raising serious questions about how effective such technology can be in preventing such tragedies

The Devastating Picture Books Teaching Five-Year-Olds About School Shootings

Illustrated guidelines are an increasingly common way to teach young children what to do if there’s an intruder at their school — especially when they’re so little they can’t even read yet

After Uvalde, Some Are Suggesting Conservation Corps Service As a Solution to Gun Violence

We need to address the cultures of isolation and poor mental health that turn men into killers. Could giving them purpose and community in nature be one part of the solution?

The Right’s Transphobic Disinfo Campaign About the Uvalde Shooter Is By Design

Why did figures like Paul Gosar spread rumors that the Uvalde shooter was a trans woman? Consider it another escalation in the war against LGBTQ people led by conservative agitators, who have weaponized identity to fit their goals