Leslie McGrath's poem gives us an intimate look into a person's mind in the immediate aftermath of the April 15, 2013, tragedy.
"The more we can blame some crime on some enemy, the greater the outrage," Noam Chomsky said in a recent discussion about terrorism.
After an explosion like those in Boston, it is indeed hard to hear one's own internal monologue, much less meditate on such horrific events.
The FBI on Thursday released surveillance video and photographs of two persons of interest agents want to question in connection with the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, asking for the public's help to find them.
The Associated Press, CNN and The Boston Globe had reported earlier in the day that a suspect was in custody.
What makes a person run toward an explosion? Carlos Arredondo, who cast aside his own safety to help rescue victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, is no ordinary man. Chris Hedges wrote this about Arredondo in 2010.
In the wake of Monday's deadly Boston Marathon bombings, should we urge the Senate to proceed with the gun control debate as scheduled? Or should we condemn both chambers of Congress and the president for doing too little, too late to deal with the problem of mass violence and what some have termed the nation’s culture of death?The Boston Marathon blasts took the lives of three people. They also threaten to take another casualty, postponing, if not entirely derailing, the Senate debate on gun control.
Law enforcement agencies are scrambling to figure out who carried out the Boston Marathon blasts. So far there have been no arrests, no credible claims of responsibility and little information from authorities about who might have planted the explosive devices.