Certain things are memorable, and certain folks’ deaths are rallying cries and others are lost to history. And that would be natural if it weren’t helped along so much by the biases of a warmongering state.
Some media reports have called the shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub the worst in U.S. history. Does this ‘erase’ Wounded Knee and other tragedies in the violent history of the United States?
MINNEAPOLIS --- In the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub rampage, Americans are struggling to come to terms with another shocking act of mass murder. But attempts to place Sunday’s tragedy in historical context risk ignoring the bloody history of the United States, including many deadly attacks on oppressed minority groups that resulted in even