Julian Pain

Internet Freedom Desk Chief for Reporters without Borders

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Internet Freedom Desk Chief for the French-based Reporters without Borders

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Sixteen years ago, an amateur with a camera photographed officers of the LA Police Department beating an unarmed black man.

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Sixteen years ago, an amateur with a camera photographed officers of the LA Police Department beating an unarmed black man.

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Koreatown performance artist Kristina Wong suddenly had no work when the pandemic began, so she started creating face masks.

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City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

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A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

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After failing to force LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to testify about the alleged existence of gang-like groups among deputies, the Civilian Oversight Commission is now gathering…

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Josh Barro, Elizabeth Bruenig and Ross Douthat talk about the Rittenhouse verdict.

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Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about President Biden’s final framework he delivered to Congress — will Democrats go for it?

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Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.

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The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

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