Caleb Crain

Contributor, New Yorker

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Writer living in Brooklyn, New York, and a contributor to the New Yorker

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In the interest of stable government, just about every nation supports the death penalty for captured pirates.

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In the interest of stable government, just about every nation supports the death penalty for captured pirates.

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