Tag Archives: Alice LoCicero

What Does Social Science Tell Us About the Link Between the Presence of Firearms and Violence? Part 2

By Alice Locicero Note from Kathie MM: In this second part of her essay on firearms and violence, Dr. Alice Locicero shares information from the social science research community and asks the vital question: Who benefits when such information is … Continue reading

Posted in culture of violence, gun violence, politics, Understanding violence, Weaponry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What Does Social Science Tell Us About the Link Between the Presence of Firearms and Violence? Part 1

by Alice LoCicero Note from Kathie MM: This is the first in a two-part series based on the Psychology Today website. Another day in the US, another mass killing with firearms. The current public conversation about firearms is disturbing, because … Continue reading

Posted in Armed conflict, Book reviews, culture of violence, Democracy, Economy and war, gun violence, militarization, Military-industrial complex, politics, Understanding violence, Weaponry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Peace and Contemporary Resistance: Cédric Herrou, and Us

by Alice LoCicero In a tiny village in southern France, in 2017, lives a courageous contemporary resister: Cédric Herrou [1]. Herrou is a farmer who has helped African refugees along the treacherous route to Europe through Italy and France.  He … Continue reading

Posted in Armed conflict, Champions of peace, colonialism, Genocide, imperialism, politics, Prisons, Protest, racism, resistance | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

What we can learn from Standing Rock—Part One

by Alice LoCicero North Dakota: At the daily meetings, anyone who wishes to speak can do so, for any length of time, on any topic. Others listen carefully, patiently, and respectfully, in order to learn from those who do, and … Continue reading

Posted in colonialism, Democracy, Nonviolence, Pacifism, politics, Protest, Reconciliation and healing, resistance, social justice, Stories of engagement, Tolerance | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment