US of Ed: Six Dead, Zero Changes
“We think we can brutalise people into obeying your dictum, rather than helping them understand how they can be whole people without being chastised and persecuted.”
Another week, another school shooting, and this time politicians don’t appear to even be pretending they might get something done about it. But there is one thing that’s at least caught the right-wing’s attention and that is the identity of the perpetrator, twenty-eight-year-old transgender man Aiden Hale. Meanwhile, mass protests have rocked Israel as prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu tries to shake up the country’s judicial system in his personal favour. Also looking at the Obama legacy, SVB fallout, Mike Pence’s Jan 6th testimony, and the deaths of 38 people in a US-Mexico border migrant detention facility.
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