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While New York City mourns, political opportunists point fingers—but we should really be talking about reforms that would keep everyone safe.
Apparently, to criticize the police is to be anti-police. But if I call and point out that the swings in the playground are broken, am I anti-parks?
From Bill de Blasio to Eric Holder to Barack Obama to #BlackLivesMatter, right-wing pundits are blaming everyone and everything but the obvious.
Body cameras have been embraced by the police, even as police attack cop-watch patrols.
Unless you’ve experienced it, you can never really know. Here are five books that come closest to conveying the horror.
At most, it only further proves the incompatibility of a secret intelligence service and an open democracy.
Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as a violation of scientific and medical ethics may be the best way to achieve accountability.
When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.
But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.