Why America? Gun Culture, Mass Shootings & White Nationalism Share Deep Cultural Roots


“Capitalism tends to become fascism when it no longer has something to really offer most of the people.”

Empire Files (11/12/18)

Since October 2017, America experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap.

But why here? Both phenomena can be explained by a common historical thread—to unravel it Abby Martin sits down with indigenous scholar Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her latest book “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment”.

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