Violence in modern America

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Sandi Lisko attends a vigil for recent victims of gun violence outside the National Rifle Association's headquarters building, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Fairfax, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Sandi Lisko attends a vigil for recent victims of gun violence outside the National Rifle Association's headquarters building, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Fairfax, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Guests: Vegas Tenold, Helen Ubiñas

The shooting in El Paso has raised a host of questions about the white supremacist movement in the US, what the followers believe, why hatred is so central to their psychology and how to address the threat they pose. VEGAS TENOLD has been tracking the extremist far-right for years. He’s embedded himself as a journalist among hate groups, and tracked their activity online to understand the ideology and the radicalization process. Then, we’ll talk about the everyday gun violence that plagues American cities. Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, HELEN UBIÑAS, joins us to give us her thoughts on this pervasive problem that often takes place in the shadow of mass shooting epidemics.

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