Andrew Cohen

senior editor at The Marshall Project, and a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice

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 Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice

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Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

Jeffrey Epstein's death highlights abysmal conditions across U.S. prison system

Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When a novelist turns reporter, you don’t get journalistic cliches or more of the pack consensus.

Novelist Ben Fountain on Trump, Clinton and America’s Future

When a novelist turns reporter, you don’t get journalistic cliches or more of the pack consensus.

from To the Point

Oklahoma is investigating last week's  execution of Clayton Lockett  — so horribly botched one witness said, "It looked like torture."

The Death Penalty Faces Another Trial

Oklahoma is investigating last week's execution of Clayton Lockett — so horribly botched one witness said, "It looked like torture."

from To the Point

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Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

These are some interesting texts.

from Left, Right & Center

Jet aircraft, carrier task forces and tanks consume vast amounts of fossil fuel--while emitting vast amounts of greenhouse gases. The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is bigger than those of many entire nations. Now, it’s caught in the middle. It’s a massive contributor to climate change, which is threatening its mission worldwide. Seaports and airstrips are being flooded or burned out, and restoring operations costs many millions of dollars. Meantime, environmental damage is leading to instability and the prospect of international violence. Water shortages have increased tensions in the Middle East and caused new hostilities between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers. Russia and China are taking advantage of changing conditions. Will politicians who scorn environmentalists and mistrust climate scientists listen to the warnings of military leaders?

from To the Point

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, “Talking to Strangers,” is out, while he’s hosting the podcast, “Revisionist History.”

from To the Point

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence

For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

from Greater LA