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CRUELLEST APRIL

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - Bloody bombings. Armed and dangerous terrorists on the loose. A monstrous explosion in rural Texas just up the road from infamous Waco. A...

Behind the Headlines: Can Good Come of Newtown's Grief?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

What will come of the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the coming weeks and months remains to be seen. But in the wake of this and other tragedies, young people have proven that strength, resilience and compassion can prevail. We can bring meaning to these atrocities that seem to negate all that is right in the world.

Batman Massacre is a Crime Unique to Democracies

Peter Worthington | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

There are several reasons why America hosts most of the recent mass slaughterings. While such incidents can happen anywhere, they are most prevalent in free, or democratic countries. In autocratic or repressive regimes, mass killings by explosives are for political reasons - Chechen terrorism in the Moscow theatre bombing or the Beslan school massacre. But not random, mindless slaughter. There is no logical way to prevent such massacres in a democracy.