bellingcat – The El Paso Shooting and the Gamification of Terror – bellingcat

The most important takeaways from the El Paso shooting are twofold: 8chan’s /pol board continues to deliberately radicalize mass shooters. The act of massacring innocents has been gamified.

Source: bellingcat – The El Paso Shooting and the Gamification of Terror – bellingcat

El Paso shooting: Police say multiple people dead, suspect in custody after mall attack – Los Angeles Times – “Texas Governor spouts denial and self-delusion instead of action to address to racist terrorists!”

Abbott, in his remarks, focused on the issue of mental illness, noting that after a shooting last year in which 10 people died at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, one of the biggest lessons for avoiding mass shootings is to address mental illness. “Mental health is a large contributor to any kind of violence or shooting violence,” he said.

Source: El Paso shooting: Police say multiple people dead, suspect in custody after mall attack – Los Angeles Times

Russian opposition figure among more than 300 detained in second weekend of protests in Moscow – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Police in Moscow detain a leading opposition figure as she was heading to an unauthorized rally and march protesting the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election.

Source: Russian opposition figure among more than 300 detained in second weekend of protests in Moscow – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)