Crime

Why I Decided War Reporting Was No Longer Worth the Risk
August 26, 2014

"This wasn’t my country, it wasn’t my war, and now I would die for it in a horrible way."

St. Louis Police Killed Kajieme Powell Because They Were Following Insane Rules
August 21, 2014

There had to be a way for police to preserve his life.

Michael Brown's Death Was Shocking. So Are the Racial Profiling Stats We've Been Ignoring.
93% of drivers arrested in Ferguson are black, but blacks make up 67% of the population.
August 13, 2014

But a teenager had to die for anyone to notice.

Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
The media narrative misses what life there is really like
July 13, 2014

The media narrative misses what life in that part of Central America is really like.

The Immigration Case Backlog Just Hit an All-Time High
July 10, 2014

An already terrible problem just got a whole lot worse.

My Novel's Only Draft Was Kidnapped in Syria—and I Lived to Tell the Tale
June 27, 2014

"I realised: As well as my wallet and keys and hundreds of dollars, as well as my bank details and personal photographs—he had my book."

Guns Kill People. And If We Had Universal Background Checks, They Wouldn’t Kill So Many.
June 25, 2014

Yes, we know how to reduce gun violence. This is the way.

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