Unpaid Volunteers With Guns Performing the Duties of Police Officers

All over the country, there are listings for positions for people to “perform all the duties of a police officer” with the “ability to accurately and effectively discharge a rifle, shotgun, and handgun with both left and right hands.” These positions are also unpaid—essentially, as Vice’s Dan Charles puts it, “unpaid interns with guns.”

Work Longer, Cut the Deficit?

Two fellows at the Brookings Institute say they have found an upside to the fact that more Americans are having to work longer because they are unable to retire.