America Tolerates High Levels of Violence But Suppresses Photos of the Slaughter

The Intercept
June 4, 2022

IT IS ONE of the rituals of school shootings in America — another round of debate, usually among journalists, on whether graphic photos should be published. If people could just see what assault weapons do to young bodies, the argument goes, they would no longer tolerate ...  (Read more)

As Omicron Surge Begins, Hospitals Have New Reason to Open Covid-19 Wards to Journalists

The Intercept
Dec. 19, 2021

Michael Dowling made an unorthodox move when the Covid-19 pandemic got underway. Dowling is the chief executive of the largest hospital network in New York, and he decided that instead of barring journalists from Northwell Health’s facilities, he would let a documentary ...  (Read more)

Stanley McChrystal Accidentally Reveals the Dishonesty of U.S. Generals

The Intercept
Dec. 4, 2021

It is time to make a strange addition to the shortlist of essential documents on the dishonesty of America’s generals: a new book from retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal titled “Risk: A User’s Guide.”

McChrystal was removed from his command by President Barack Obama ...  (Read more)

Trump Built His Own Green Zone. He Got the Wall He Deserves.

The Intercept
June 5, 2020

An array of what might be described as the accessories and devices of dictatorship have expanded with infectious ruthlessness in American cities. The police swinging batons wildly, the paramilitary forces refusing to identify themselves, the hysterical president trying to ...  (Read more)