America after Newtown
America after NewtownIs the United States ready to turn outrage into action?
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:
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University
Michael Skolnik @michaelskolnik
Editor-in-chief, Global Grind
Adam Clark Estes @adamclarkestes
Associate Editor, Motherboard motherboard.tv
Eric Garland @EricGarland
Futurist and author
What do you think? Will the United States take action on gun violence? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.