'Production Versus Plunder' Part 18: The Re-conquest
Editorial by Paul Rosenberg     
It takes more than raw power to run a successful state; people must believe that laying their wealth at your feet is a righteous thing to do. This week, we'll look at a big part of how this idea came to Europe. Continued from last week… THE RE-CONQUEST The Church was not, however, willing to forgo military power. They knew its importance and wished to get it back. To do this, they would have to turn legitimacy into military power. During the 5th century, military power continually withdrew ...
Police Demand Compliance or Death
By Philippe Gastonne     
Today's excerpt is by Orin Kerr, a George Washington University law professor. The Sandra Bland arrest video he discusses will – or at ...
The Algorithm of Crowds
Staff News & Analysis     
Modern technology makes life easier, but it can also change our perception in potentially dangerous ways. For instance, the Internet lets ...