A public servant pepper-sprays two citizens, and then slinks away. Members of the public record this, ascertain his identity, and somehow he is the victim.
In defense of artists who can't really sing
The level of violence which we accept from -- no, which we request from -- our criminal justice system is amazing
Playing video games with your kids is good parenting
Armed with an array of laws, and mandatory minimums, prosecutors are essentially able to extort plea-bargains and bully defendants out jury trials
Amy Winehouse still on the brain
Is the White House really a hostile work environment for women? Antia Dunn clarifies her earlier statement.
A quick tally -- cheering the death penalty, cheering letting people die, booing gay soldiers in Iraq, cheering continued discrimination against gays in the military.
Rutgers historian William Jelani Cobb was outside of the prison, last night, where Troy Davis was held and executed. He filed this report while bearing "witness to a great evil."
The joys of E.L. Doctorow on audiobook
The NAACP has been heroic on criminal justice issues over the past couple of years
Last week, while introducing a moving video by Carl Sagan, I made a rather off-handed generalization about atheists, noting that most remind me of my encounters with born-agains