• Ο Nivek Μπορεί να σε Δείρει σε Όλα τα Fighting Games

    Μια κουβέντα με έναν από τους κορυφαίους Έλληνες επαγγελματίες gamer.

  • The World's Most Depressing Museum Is in Iraq, of Course

    Most cities have monuments to the past, so it seems appropriate, given the bloody history of Iraqi Kurdistan, that Sulaymaniyah's main tourist attraction is a museum devoted to documenting torture and injustice.

  • I Got Kicked Out of America for Having a Guitar

    US officials interrogated me for hours, strip-searched me, and eventually put me on a plane back to Europe, all because they suspected me of secretly being a professional musician.

  • Prisoner Sent to Solitary for Having "Copious Amounts of Anarchist Publications"

    Illinois inmate Mark "Migs" Neiweem got put in a tiny cell with a white supremacist, all because he wrote stuff like, "Love + Peace + Equality = Anarchism."

  • My Life as a Convicted Gun Offender Who Did Nothing Wrong

    I served four months in prison because police found legally owned unloaded guns in my car, and only went free thanks to an executive order from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. I'm still barred from seeing my son or living a normal life.

  • Stop SWAT Raids

    Introducing Bad Cop Blotter, a new column where dangerous, arrogant, and stupid police behavior gets shamed, and good officers—on occasion—get praised. This week, we're looking at horrifically botched SWAT raids and more than one case of cops shooting...

  • Is the Burmese Military Keeping Rohingya Women as Sex Slaves?

    During my week in Sittwe, Burma, with the help of those who accompanied me, I obtained evidence that strongly implies that the Burmese military is imprisoning Rohingya women from the Arakhan region and using them as sex slaves.

  • No Justice No Trees

    Last week, as the town of Marabá, Brazil, geared up to celebrate its centennial, it was also wrapping up the trial of the killers of environmental activist couple Zé Claudio and Maria do Espirito Santo. But instead of closing the book on this violent...

  • Corpse Brides, Forced Abortions, Infanticide, and Child Trafficking: The Modern-Day Consequences of China's One-Child Policy

    China's one-child policy has created a long list of horrors that, besides child trafficking, includes infanticide, infant abandonment, and forced abortions, all used by families desperate to meet the set child quotas. Some sources estimate that 1...

  • People in the Ivory Coast Are Being Arrested for No Reason

    I called Matt Wells from Human Rights Watch to speak about the organization’s recent report that President Gbagbo forces are perpetuating an endless cycle of violence in Cote D’Ivoire.

  • Lockup Crackup

    This dorm environment is wearing me down. Non-stop noise and nonsense. County jails are designed to make people go crazy and cop unwise pleas to end the madness. Just this morning, my bunky was unexpectedly woken at 4:30 AM for a court date he had no...

  • You're Not Punk

    Punk as I knew it has a political purpose. What is classified as 'punk' music these days is absolutely empty and gutless.