Nine Months After He Filmed Eric Garner's Killing, the Cops Are Trying to Put Ramsey Orta Behind Bars
The 23-year-old and his family have been harassed and arrested by NYPD officers—treatment they say is retaliation for Orta's documentation of their misconduct.
In New York State's Human Trafficking Intervention Courts, prostitutes might be called victims, but they're still arrested, still handcuffed, and still held in cages.
Police kill. They get away with it. They kill again. Eventually, you realize that this process is not a bug in the system but a feature.
We must leave space for irreverence, for non-didacticism, for hard questions, for the humanity of everyone.
Being watched all the time affects how we act.
Molly Crabapple on policing, violence, and justice.
Life contains everything: tear gas in Ferguson, books read on the grass, journalist James Foley's murder, dancing in New Orleans till sunrise blots the stars. We're meat—fragile and finite. But joy is survival.
What's often lost in the reporting of foreign labor in the United Arab Emirates are of the workers themselves.
The Syrian revolution did not start out sectarian. The Syrian war became so.