Tag Archives: Sarah Mensch

Did you ever? Getting to peace and social justice activism

By Kathie MM Fear, anger, discouragement, and a sense of helplessness are running rampant in this country today, and they have been charging towards this sorry state for generations. But as pointed out in our recent series of posts , there are thousands … Continue reading

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Promoting the Joker? The media and gun violence

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by Sarah Mensch In my series for engaging peace, I have explored the possibility that the media, particularly films, can provide models for gun violence that may lead to copycat crimes. For today’s post, I analyzed The Dark Knight, a … Continue reading

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Remember what they do

by Sarah Mensch Every day, 93 Americans are killed by gun violence. I am twenty-one years old. In my lifetime, more than 630,000 people have been killed by guns in the United States. That many victims, many of them children, could fill … Continue reading

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