State-sanctioned killing has been banned in fits and starts over the course of American history, a reflection of a national character that is alternately progressive and puritan.
The precise methods prisons use to kill prisoners are often shrouded in secrecy, but we do know that the teams in charge of executions are rarely made up of experts.
David Graeber follows up his international bestseller Debt: The First 5000 Years with an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy, asking why our lives revolve around forms, fines and threats.
I took a SWAT tactical medicine training course, and found out just how far America's fetish for militarized policing has crept.
Should more cops get martial arts training?
US cops can be just as creepy as the dudes behind the Fappening?
The mistakes he made during the 1999 WTO protests are being repeated in Ferguson.
Is video evidence the only way to stop false police testimony?
Don Kates is a big reason gun rights proponents are so confident they are right.