An argument for how the system protects police.
“The Anonymous mystique had allowed a group of incompetents to hijack, then discredit, an important grassroots movement in the eyes of national media.”
On police brutality in New York and the race riots of 1964.
The life and mysterious death of dissident Bulgarian writer and radio journalist Georgi Markov.
In Harpersville, Alabama, a traffic violation can lead to months in jail and a never-ending stint in a work-release program – what some refer to as a modern-day debtors’ prison.
An examination of the Minutemen movement and death on the border.
How the icon’s personal struggles with identity fed his art.
On the drone strikes that killed Anwar al-Awlaki and his U.S.-born son.
Vidal on Midge Decter, homophobia and a proposed alliance between Jews and gays.
The story of Trina Garnett, “one of approximately 470 prisoners in Pennsylvania serving life without parole for crimes they committed as teenagers.”
On the Republican Party’s successful use of redistricting to “pass draconian anti-immigration laws, end integrated busing, drug-test welfare recipients and curb the ability of death-row inmates to challenge convictions based on racial bias.”