Police Cameras Won't Cure Our National Disease
December 03, 2014
And the Eric Garner chokehold case proves it.
Ferguson Protesters Want the Grand Jury to Deliver "Justice." Here Are Two Reasons They Might Not Get It.
August 20, 2014
The evidence is ambigous and the prosecutor may be ambivalent
This American Lie
March 19, 2007
'The events described in these stories are real," humorist David Sedaris wrote in the introductory note to Naked, his 1997 collection of nonfiction essays. The New York Times was convinced: When Naked hit the best-seller list, it categorized the book as nonfiction. The Library of Congress called it biography, and Sedaris assured several interviewers over the years that the book was essentially factual. "Everything in Naked was true," he told the webzine Getting It in 1999. "I mean, I exaggerate. But all the situations were true." Great.