The T-word

In light of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, by a 64 year-old white man whose political or religious motivation, if any, remains unknown, I've seen much of this kind of thing on social media: Only in America can whiteness prevent the man who conducted the deadliest mass shooting in American history from … Continue reading The T-word

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Why the foiled Halifax shooting plot (allegedly) wasn’t terrorism

This Canadian Press article by Laura Kane explains how the distinction between "terrorism" and mere criminal activity can be blurry, and why the alleged plot to shoot up the Halifax Shopping Centre this past weekend doesn't qualify as a terror plot: Police said there is no evidence that ideology or culture is part of the … Continue reading Why the foiled Halifax shooting plot (allegedly) wasn’t terrorism