Minisode 2: Thomas Abt on "Bleeding Out," how to reduce homicide rates, and urban gun violence
Concerned with urban violence? About the 100 people a day we lose to gun violence? Then this is an essential minisode for you. We're here with Thomas Abt, a the premier researcher in the area of urban violence, one who focuses on solutions--namely, how can we reduce gun homicide rates by 50% in just eight years. Today, he joins JJ to talk about his book, the work he does, how this work is possible, and how people need to know about it.
Links & Mentions
- Abt, Thomas. "Bleeding out: the Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence--and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets" New York, NY: Basic Books, 2019
- Obbie, Mark. “This Man Says His Anti-Violence Plan Would Save 12,000 Lives” The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, September 11, 2019