First cover: Drones, drones and drones

by Alex E. Tavlian/DPR Editor-in-Chief Today, we're proud to release our first cover ever.

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DPR staff writer Alex Scott pens an insightful discussion on the flaws of America's drone war – now the most recognizable part of the U.S.-led global war on terror.

Along with a look at the drone war, DPR writer Greg Justice provides a detailed analysis of California's oft-maligned high-speed rail project and writers Jeremy Lowenthal and Daniel Goldstein write side-by-side about the marriage equality in regard to Proposition 8 and DOMA fights at the Supreme Court.

On Thursday, readers can download a PDF version of our print edition at