Shane Bauer went undercover as a private security guard for six months, leading to the expose that basically got CCC kicked out of federal prisons. It was the article that got me to sign up.
I read this on the plane. There are too many quotes to quote. I'm left with a sense that what the militia movement needs, more than anything, is agency. They're looking for a sense of belonging, a sense of accomplishment. And while there are definitely miscreants, and there are definitely bigots, there are disenfranchised people who want to be a part of something bigger and I was left with a haunting sense of waste that we have been unable to channel this civic-minded zeal into something more useful for us all.