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Why people explode: Notes on Vegas shooter Steven Paddock.


No calculus, no advanced placement French, no advanced placement math, no advanced placement history. We weren't advanced, we weren't placed. We were the cannon fodder of the wealthy's wars, and their class war. Steve had PTSD from the class war.

Investigative journalist Greg Palast remembers high school shop class with eventual Vegas shooter Steven Paddock, and explains how they shared a dead end childhood on the wrong side of capitalism's class war, and why he understands the anger and resentment that make people explode.

Greg wrote the piece I went to school with the Vegas shooter at his website.

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Greg Palast

Greg Palast is an investigative journalist, reporter and documentary film maker.


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