Alison speaks to Cindi Moon Reed, a journalist with Las Vegas Weekly, about this past week’s events and how the city is coping in its aftermath.
Americans own more guns per capita than residents of any other country. About 40% of Americans say they own a gun or live in a household with a gun.
James Fallows, national correspondent for the Atlantic Magazine, speaks to Alison about gun violence as well as the hopes and fears amongst Americans for their country’s future.
More than 60% of Americans think the country is on the wrong track.
Sarah Kendzior, journalist and op-ed writer for the Globe and Mail, comments on the mood in America in light of the recent violence, natural disasters and political developments.
Alison talks to Judy Fox, the Director of the International Disaster Psychology Program at the University of Denver, about the impact mass shootings and other traumatic events might have on individuals and communities in the United States.