The MQ9 Reaper - now used by the United States 24/7 over Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere - makes killing too easy.
The Jails Action Coalition is a grassroots group that has been pushing for an end to all forms of solitary confinement.
Jen Chien is a producer for the National Radio Project. She joined Making Contact in 2012. She reports and produces segments for KALW especially on the education and economic inequality beats.