Ben Achtenberg

Ben Achtenberg is an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, currently completing a film on immigrant survivors of torture living in the United States: The Refuge Media Project.

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Sunday, January 20, 2013
We Already Have a Way to Cut Gun Deaths…
In a recent column responding to the shootings in Newtown Connecticut, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof asked , “Why can’t we regulate guns as seriously as we do cars?” Kristof didn’t follow up on that question, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about for a long time.
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