police state

The Restless Youth Issue

No Matter the Election Results, Parisian Youth Are Crying 'F*ck the Police'

There is also an insoluble quality to French police violence, which resists being explained by recent laws or electoral politics.
Yohann Koshy
5.2.17
hostile environment

How the Home Office Is Turning Britain Into a Police State

Institutions from the NHS to education are now complicit in the deportation of migrants.
Sam Kriss
4.7.17
News

Should America's Cops Be Protected by Hate Crime Laws?

Supporters of new pro-cop laws say police are an "oppressed minority," but critics fear the already toxic relationship between law enforcement and people of color will just get worse.
Peter Moskowitz
5.22.16
News

Fabric Is Staying Open, but Now Has to Follow a Bunch of Self-Defeating Rules

To keep its licence, the venue agreed to bump up security to avoid drug-related casualties inside the club. Only, all that means is that people will just take all their drugs before they get in, which is is surely far more dangerous.
JS Rafaeli
12.19.14
Bad Cop Blotter

The Milwaukee Police Officer Who Killed a Schizophrenic Man Got Fired and Nobody's Happy

US cops frequently kill the mentally ill without paying a real price.
Lucy Steigerwald
10.21.14
Bad Cop Blotter

You Can Get Years in Prison For Bringing Legal Guns to the Wrong US State

Throwing people in jail for not knowing the ins and outs of every state's gun control laws is pretty crazy, but it keeps happening across the US.
Lucy Steigerwald
7.29.14
Bad Cop Blotter

NYPD and Medical Workers Failed to Help Eric Garner After a Cop Choked Him

Why did nobody perform CPR on Eric Garner?
Lucy Steigerwald
7.22.14
FOOD

A North Korean Feast in Manhattan with Recent Defector Joo Yang

Snacking on smuggled ingredients from her home country’s black market.
Jakob Dorof
7.8.14
News

Why Is the CIA So Protective of the Details of One of Its Biggest Blunders?

The agency still refuses to release the last volume of its history of the Bay of Pigs invasion.
Matt Taylor
5.22.14
News

The Cops' Military Toys Aren't Just for Catching Terrorists

Increasingly, SWAT teams in tanks are the new reality of US law enforcement.
Lucy Steigerwald
4.25.13