Newspaper column: Ways to stop hate dead in its tracks

The Capital Times and other state newspapers like the Janesville Gazette published this commentary by We Are Many United Against Hate founder Masood Akhtar and executive director Mike McCabe.

Masood Akhtar and Mike McCabe: How to strike at the root of evil

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” American journalist and poet Henry David Thoreau wrote those words more than a century-and-a half ago. They still speak volumes about what’s happening in our country today. We’re seeing one mass shooting after another.