Stories tagged: "violence"


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How Bystanders Can Help When We’re Under Attack

Following a year in which anti-Asian hate crimes rose by nearly 150% in the nation’s largest cities, the attack in New York felt close to home. On Monday night, I sat down on my couch for what I hoped would be a small reprieve from a week of reporting on protests about anti-Asian violence. Then,...

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What Will Happen to Right-Wing Violence After Trump Leaves Office?

Right-wing extremists and white supremacists have gotten "leaner and meaner" in the Trump era. It's unclear what happens next.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.

Arizona National Guardsmen disembark from military vehicles near the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Phoenix, where there have been several days of protests over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by Minneapolis police.
Hundreds More National Guard Troops Descend on Arizona After Trump’s Call for Violence Against Protesters

Lawmakers say Trump's call for "an overwhelming law enforcement presence" will only lead to more violence against protesters.