PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
At least 200 people were killed in 24 countries last year in retaliation for standing up to environmentally destructive industrial projects.
Scenes before a tragedy—and how art responds to murder.
A new analysis of crime stats suggests that economics trumps biology in causing violent behavior in teenagers.
Local police departments should reflect the communities they serve, but fixing that alone won’t curb unnecessary violence.
What makes it so hard for some men to question their own assumptions and so easy for them to act boldly and brutally when faced with closed doors?
The ambient temperature of a courtroom could change the way people perceive crimes—which, in turn, could affect sentencing.
Do vampires exist? No, they do not. But that hasn't stopped a handful of researchers from clinging to the myth of "clinical vampirism."
Did a popular young political leader plot to commit mass murder in Alaska?