Nexus

Nexus: America and the NRA - Who’s calling the shots?

The US National Rifle Association likes to call itself ‘Freedom’s Safest Place’ but does its power and influence impede democratic change? Politicians often say that nine in ten Americans want stricter gun controls and yet the US political machine grinds to a halt when it comes to gun legislation. Why does the NRA have such a stranglehold on US policy, and have recent events knocked its prestige in the eyes of the American public? On this episode of Nexus was…. Pardeep Singh Kaleka, whose father was killed in Wisconsin mass shooting in 2012, and founder of Serve 2 Unite Professor Kevin Yuill, lecturer in American Studies and History at University of Sunderland Kyleanne Hunter, former NRA member and founder of #vetsforgunreform

Nexus: Is America reaching a turning point with gun violence?

Nexus: Is America reaching a turning point with gun violence?

Nexus: Who is Wayne LaPierre?

Nexus: Who is Wayne LaPierre?

Why don’t killings lead to gun control?

Why don’t killings lead to gun control?

Will the Parkland shooting change gun laws in the US?

Will the Parkland shooting change gun laws in the US?

How it all unraveled for Serena Williams at the US Open Final

How it all unraveled for Serena Williams at the US Open Final

SERENA UMPIRE RIGHT! Says Carlos Ramos's old boss who recalls his own epic battle with John McEnroe!

SERENA UMPIRE RIGHT! Says Carlos Ramos's old boss who recalls his own epic battle with John McEnroe!

SERENA 'UMPIRE BOYCOTT' RUMOURS NOT TRUE! Carlos Ramos's ex-boss reveals call with the man himself!

SERENA 'UMPIRE BOYCOTT' RUMOURS NOT TRUE! Carlos Ramos's ex-boss reveals call with the man himself!

‘It’s racist!’ Illustrator Ben Passmore tells us cartoonist Mark Knight could have done better

‘It’s racist!’ Illustrator Ben Passmore tells us cartoonist Mark Knight could have done better

"BLOOD ON HER HANDS!" Suu Kyi biographer changes mind on ex-democracy hero - take away Nobel Prize!!

"BLOOD ON HER HANDS!" Suu Kyi biographer changes mind on ex-democracy hero - take away Nobel Prize!!

Hatebook: How Facebook inadvertently fuels division in Myanmar

Hatebook: How Facebook inadvertently fuels division in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi: How the former opposition hero became an apologist for ethnic cleansing

Aung San Suu Kyi: How the former opposition hero became an apologist for ethnic cleansing

Rakhine State: How valuable is the Rohingya homeland?

Rakhine State: How valuable is the Rohingya homeland?

Sajid Javid: Is the UK ready for a Muslim PM?

Sajid Javid: Is the UK ready for a Muslim PM?

How Sajid Javid defied his teachers’ expectations by becoming Britain’s Home Secretary

How Sajid Javid defied his teachers’ expectations by becoming Britain’s Home Secretary

'He's a COCONUT!': Are some UK Pakistanis racist against prominent British-Pakistani Politicians?

'He's a COCONUT!': Are some UK Pakistanis racist against prominent British-Pakistani Politicians?

Trade Wars: Who can stand the pain longest, China or the United States?

Trade Wars: Who can stand the pain longest, China or the United States?

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