In one fiery speech, a Parkland school shooting survivor shuts down every anti-gun control argument

March 16, 2018

Image: rhona wise/AFP/Getty Images Remember the name Emma Gonzalez. She surely has many more speeches to come. In the aftermath of last week’s shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior and survivor stepped up during an anti-gun rally to deliver a fiery speech. Like so many others, Gonzalez is fed up. She’s seen firsthand the desperate need for tighter gun controls, and she understands the political…


‘Hunger Games’ gave today’s teens the best blueprint for defeating the NRA

March 5, 2018

Peeta and Katniss: Playing the media game in 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire'Image: lionsgate Inside the Capitol, the political elite have become immune to the regular killings splashed across their screens. They’ve rationalized it as the price they have to pay for their way of life. But a handful of teenage survivors of the slaughter are starting to speak out, using their status as heroes to start questioning the whole system…