Caitlin Johnstone

New Revelations about the Orlando Pulse Shooting Highlights Everything Wrong with America

On the back of new information, the Orlando shooting (and the rhetoric around it) was not exactly what we assumed it was. It does, however, teach us something important about modern-day America.


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As Surely as I Stand Here.

As a victim and survivor of a shooting, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado speaks about the often ignored aspects of mass shootings: the injuries, the damage, the recovery, the trauma. He vows to speak out and joins the Never Again Movement. #NeverAgain

My Problem with Andre

At first glance, presumably consensual, flirtatious shenanigans acted out in a public forum littered with minor glitz might seem banal. The perp, no matter the level of his celebrity, is equipped with a power differential to leverage. Which he did. His target complies. Until she doesn’t.