17 Feb Many terrorists’ first victims are their spouses – but we are maybe maybe not permitted to speak about that
Backlinks between domestic physical violence and mass killings are now actually exhaustively documented. Why the conspiracy of silence?
Have the Brand New Statesman's Call email morning.
In the us, they call it the three Story day. The press speculates on his motives (and yes, it is almost always a "he") after a mass shooting, depending on whether the suspect is young or old, white, Asian or black, Muslim or Christian. After which on Day Three, whenever attention has wandered somewhere else, as he's been considered a "lone wolf" (white) or perhaps a "dangerous radical who hates our life style" (Muslim), another little bit of the jigsaw emerges.