Episode
December 19, 2012

America after Newtown

Is the United States ready to turn outrage into action?
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The wake of another mass shooting in the US, this time at an elementary school, has generated an unprecedented wave of reactions both in mainstream and social media. As many are at a loss for how or why it happened, could Newtown unite a country deeply divided over gun control and mental health care? Or will public interest fade as it has in the past?

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Priscilla Dass-Brailsford
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University

Michael Skolnik @michaelskolnik
Editor-in-chief, Global Grind
globalgrind.com

Adam Clark Estes @adamclarkestes
Associate Editor, Motherboard motherboard.tv

Eric Garland @EricGarland
Futurist and author
ericgarland.co

What do you think? Will the United States take action on gun violence? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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