The Real Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Real Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Terrific piece for by a officer about what it’s really like to work as a federal security agent at US airports. Full of great anecdotes. I love journalism like this.
“Just 3 months after 9/11, would-be suicide bomber Richard Reid was stopped from igniting the explosive packed in his shoes by passengers on an American Airlines flight. You can thank Reid for having to take your shoes off & get them x-rayed when you fly”
A great essay about the TSA and some of the sillier accusations made against it, like that its scanners are, as you'll obviously guess, racist.