Dennis Trainor Jr.

“The Truth Is Unspeakable”: A Real American Sniper Unloads on “American Sniper”

Hearing Garett Reppenhagen describe how he felt the first time he shot someone is like listening to an addict talk about his first time injecting heroin. “I leveled my M-4, put him in my iron sights, and took three shots. One of them hit him center mass and he went down in the middle of the road. I had this instant sense of satisfaction, overwhelming excitement and pride. It was really kind of an ecstatic feeling that I had.”

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Tim DeChristopher: 'The Environmental Movement Has Been Too Focused on Preventing Crises'

An interview with Tim DeChristopher, the founder of Peaceful Uprising who is widely known known for one of the more creative acts of nonviolent insurrection and civil disobedience in recent memory when he disrupted a government oil and gas lease auction in order to protect fragile land in southern Utah from long-term damage.

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