Blog
Gerry Caplan | Since a rampaging Jared Loughner murdered six fellow Americans and wounded congresswoman Gabby Giffords and 12 others in Tucson, Arizona, Americans have assiduously been working on Lessons Learned.
Columnists
Jerry West | It is plain to all but the most naive that the course of political discourse in the U.S. over the past few years was going to lead to something insane like the Giffords shooting.
Blog
Gerry Caplan | Why is the United States so much more violent than Canada? Canadians receive, even welcome, violence-based American mass culture, yet our society remains dramatically less violent than theirs.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Gun shows, the ready access to semiautomatic weapons and the additional availability of extended-capacity magazines are a recipe for the massacres that occur every few years in the United States.
Blog
James Laxer | The Canadian proponents of Fortress North America want you to think about the prospect of speedier passage across the Canada-U.S. border for goods and people.
Podcast
Judy Rebick and Cathi Bond | Judy Rebick and Cathi Bond talk about Sundance winner A Winter's Bone and Look at American Psycho.
Blog
Gary Shaul | A look at the gun registry debate is through a "democracy lens."
Columnists
Jerry West | The arguments in favour of the gun registry are full of holes. What lies behind the push to keep the registry?
Blog
James Laxer | Fourteen of the sixteen most recent police officers to be killed with guns in Canada were shot with long guns.
News
Cathryn Atkinson | The president of the Coalition of Gun Control says she fears shooting deaths will rise if the registry is scrapped, and adds the NDP will play the determining role in the final vote.
Columnists
Jerry West | Is the gun registry a good use of resources, or does it do more harm than good?
Blog
Murray Dobbin | We have witnessed the inexorable transformation of government, from one that based itself on moral imperatives, democratic principles and political integrity, to the corporate model of governance.