Boston Bombing

Decoding the Invisible Whiteness In Boston Bombing Coverage

by Akiba Solomon on Apr 25, 2013 12:00PM

We live in an ahistorical culture that continually attempts to deny the white supremacy that determines who is and isn't defined as a U.S. citizen, a criminal, a terrorist or a victim. A trip through our history is instructive.

Topics: Media, National Security, Boston Bombing

The Tangled Meanings--and Misuses--of 'Radicalization'

by Seth Freed Wessler on Apr 25, 2013 8:50AM

Everybody wants to know whether and how the Tsarnaev's religious views radicalized them. But is that even the right question? And what are its implications?

Topics: National Security, Boston Bombing

The News Media's Public Disservice in Boston

by Sally Kohn on Apr 21, 2013 8:56AM

In moments like these, people make assumptions. It becomes all the more important for media to challenge those assumptions and keep our prejudices in check. In that, too many failed.

Topics: Boston Bombing, Media

How We Can Break the Cycle of Pain From Mass Violence

by Rinku Sen on Apr 16, 2013 10:17AM

Care for those hurt. Care for those who will be accused. And care for ourselves. That's how we'll grow together, rather than tear apart.

Topics: Movement, National Security, Coping With Terror, Boston Bombing

History Would Repeat Itself If Boston Derailed Immigration Reform

by Seth Freed Wessler on Apr 16, 2013 7:52AM

American lawmakers have generally responded to acts of mass violence, whether by U.S. citizens or foreigners, with anti-immigration laws and a retreat from reform.

Topics: Immigration Reform, National Security, Immigration, Boston Bombing