What Causes Gun Violence? by Janie Hill Scott

The problem of gun violence and school shootings in America is multifaceted. In recent weeks people have suggested to me that being nicer to kids will stop shootings, suggesting that it all arises from bullying. Bullying is never okay and is a major problem in our society that must be …

Who is informing whom? by Natalie Herrington

Has tweeting major political decisions from the White House become the new normal?  On Tuesday, March 13th at 8:44am, these words were tweeted from the @realDonald Trump Twitter account, “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you …

Uncoddling White Women: An Interview with Community Organizer Becky Rafter by Amanda Hendler-Voss

By Amanda Hendler-Voss Becky Rafter could have been among the 67% of white women voters in Alabama who cast their lot with Roy Moore. She grew up all over the South, including an Alabama small town shaped by white flight. Reared in a household of modest means in rental housing, her parents …

Georgia WAND Responds to Recent Nuclear Updates by Emily Weyrauch

In the past few weeks, our issues of nuclear weapons and preventing war have been in the news a lot–on front pages, shared across social media. From the Hawaii missile alert error to the potential collapsing of the Iran Deal, from the Nuclear Posture Review to the spark of diplomacy …

On the Nuclear Posture Review by Emily Weyrauch

With the Trump administration’s new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) being released Friday 2/2 after being leaked a few weeks ago, Georgia WAND knows there is cause for concern. The Nuclear Posture Review contains plans to build smaller nuclear weapons that will respond to the threat of cyberattack and there are …