By Boyer Rickel
Katherine Rowland interviews Daniel Bergner
Lauren K. Alleyne interviews Retha Powers
By Todd Miller
Jamilah King interviews Deepa Gupta
By Chelsea Haines
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By Russ Woods
Jonathan Lee: Scott Cohen’s Unfinished BalladDecember 5, 2013
A photographer who understands Nabokov’s assertion that “imagination is a form of memory,” that as human beings we are forever recreating our own lives.
Christie Thompson: How Bureaucrats Stand in the Way of Releasing Elderly and Ill PrisonersDecember 5, 2013
The Department of Justice has expanded eligibility for compassionate release. But whether that means more inmates are let out early depends on the “compassion” of prison officials.
Taxcast: Transparency Measures and JFK the Tax ReformerDecember 5, 2013
On pariah states attempting to wreck global transparency measures and how Kennedy tried to tackle tax havens.
Leah Carroll: The Revolution is Not a Dinner PartyDecember 4, 2013
On The Punk Singer and Kathleen Hanna’s riotous remaking of American grrrlhood.
Charles Ornstein: Six Questions About HealthCare.gov’s FutureDecember 4, 2013
Will the improvements to the site be enough to ensure consumers can get coverage before the December 23 deadline?
Peter Van Buren: Welcome to the Memory HoleDecember 4, 2013
Why the NSA’s reaction to Snowden hints at a future that is closer to 1984 than even Orwell could have imagined.
Laura Gottesdiener: The Empire Strikes BackDecember 3, 2013
How Wall Street has turned housing into a dangerous get-rich-quick scheme—again.
Robert Reich: The True Price of Great Holiday DealsDecember 3, 2013
How the rise of online retailing harms the very consumers it supposedly serves.