He was the poster boy for the movement to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” Now Dan Choi is sleeping on a couch, smoking too much weed, watching TED talks and wondering what he’ll do with the rest of his life.
Monday, December 2
Friday, November 29
A Bosnian social psychologist who studies guilt and responsibility in the collective memory (and denial) of Sreberbica, which is “among the most scientifically documented mass killings in history.”
Thursday, November 28
A political history of Donald Rumsfeld.
Sunday, November 24
The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.
Thursday, November 21
Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.
Wednesday, November 20
A technical explanation of the real program to sabotage Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Tuesday, November 19
A profile of Eliot Higgins, whose blog, Brown Moses, has become required reading at intelligence agencies, human rights organizations, and news outlets around the world.
Tuesday, November 12
A profile of Perry Fellwock, a.k.a. Winslow Peck, who exposed the NSA in an 1972 article for Ramparts magazine.
Wednesday, November 6
Last fall, a team of American Special Forces arrived in Nerkh, a district just west of Kabul. Six months later, amid allegations of torturing and murdering locals, the team was gone. Shortly after they left, the remains of 10 missing villagers were found outside their vacated base. An investigation into a possible war crime.
Sunday, November 3
Inside the N.S.A.’s mission to spy on just about everyone.
Friday, November 1
Thursday, October 31
For years, Joshua Milton Blahyi, better known as General Butt Naked, was one of Liberia’s most feared warlords. Then he became a pastor. Today he visits the families of his victims to seek forgiveness for his sins.