Archive for January 23rd, 2013
The West is keen to use the Algerian gas plant seige to justify new interventions in a region it once dominated. But the official version of events just doesn’t stack up, writes Ken Olende in Socialist Worker UK.
If the Obama administration and Congress really wanted to get to the heart of gun violence, they would have to take a serious look at the social policies the government is based upon. The answer to gun violence isn’t spending billions on police who devalue people’s lives. The real answer depends on a whole new set of social priorities that would make people’s lives worth living.