At least 49 people were killed and many more injured in attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. Host Marco Werman speaks with reporter Chelsea Daniels in Auckland about the attacks and how they could change how New Zealand thinks about security. Host Marco Werman also speaks with scholar Zeynep Tufekci about the role social media plays in the aftermath of attacks like these. Plus, students across the US are taking the lead from their peers around the world and skipping school today. They want to press their political leaders and other adults to take much more dramatic action to address what they call a climate crisis.
The shooter who killed 49 in New Zealand broadcast 17 minutes of his attack on Facebook. Watching and sharing videos like this inspire future killers and is disrespectful to victims, says a technology professor.
American Muslims woke up to the news of the horrific attack on two mosques in New Zealand, where police told worshippers to avoid going to other mosques. But one American says the urge to be part of the community is healthy.