Rachel Holmes: Eleanor Marx’s Radical FreedomMay 2015
Natasha Lewis interviews Rachel Holmes, author of a new biography that elevates the life of Karl Marx's daughter, the pioneering feminist and socialist organizer.
Patrick Thomas Casey: Taller Than a Man—Contemporary Lynching and White AmericaMay 2015
In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, and so many others, what can we learn from the violence in our past?
Aoko Matsuda: Love Isn’t Easy When You’re the National AnthemMay 2015
Flash Fiction:You were the only person in the whole building who wasn’t singing me.
Sarah Beth Childers: Portraits within PortraitsApril 2015
A family held together by a photo frame.
Robert Reich: Why so Many Americans Feel so PowerlessApril 2015
No choices, no power.
Annie Waldman: Scientific Expertise on Lethal Injection Falls ShortApril 2015
How the Supreme Court case over lethal injection shows it’s becoming nearly impossible to find experts to defend the practice.
Andrew Cockburn: The Kingpin StrategyApril 2015
Andrew Cockburn on how Pablo Escobar's assassination could inform War on Terror policy.
Christian Appy: America’s Endless WarsApril 2015
Forty years later, will the end games in Iraq and Afghanistan follow the Vietnam playbook?
John Stoehr: Giving the “Gays, Guns, and God” Bloc Reason to Stay Home in 2016April 2015
What happens when the Republican establishment isn't against gay marriage anymore?
Laura Gottesdiener: A Foreclosure Conveyor BeltApril 2015
The continuing depopulation of Detroit.
Bree: NormalApril 2015
Flash Fiction: But you're a lesbian, aren't you? You become the person in his head.
Robert Reich: How the New Flexible Economy is Making Workers’ Lives HellApril 2015
The just-in-time scheduling used by big retailers keeps Wall Street happy, and their employees on the brink of starvation.
Leticia Miranda: Why Comcast Seems to Be Walking AwayApril 2015
A Comcast Time Warner Cable behemoth could have spelled trouble for consumers and online innovators
Kristina Kay Robinson: What’s Old Is New AgainApril 2015
In the face of mass displacement, unsolved murders, and discriminatory housing policies, New Orleans’ Black community survives in part through its artistic traditions and spirit of collectivity.
Nick Turse: 2044 or BustApril 2015
Military missions reach record levels after US inks deal to remain in Africa for decades.
Richard Falk: Armenia’s GenocideApril 2015
One-hundred years of grief and controversy.
Ananda Devi: Killing StonesApril 2015
Flash Fiction:They came with their guns and their tools and no time to contemplate Time.
Joaquin Sapien: Investigations of California Group Homes Marked By Delays and UncertaintyApril 2015
California reports of serious harm in its homes for troubled children, are often deemed inconclusive.
Jay Walljasper: Green Dreams for Earth DayApril 2015
Earth Day should focus on what you can do close to home.
Michael T. Klare: The Renewable RevolutionApril 2015
Is the age of renewable energy already upon us?
Nissa Rhee: Back to WarApril 2015
Vietnam and Iraq war veterans find closure only by returning to their war zones.
Richard Falk: The Geopolitical Right of Exception at the United NationsApril 2015
The UN is a powerful organization, but the US and other big players ultimately make the rules.
Avi Asher-Schapiro: Working in the Coal MineApril 2015
In the 19th and 20th centuries, energy workers were at the forefront of progressive social reform. Is a similar union possible in the current age of fracking, oil sands, and climate change?
Peter Van Buren: The Iranian AscendancyApril 2015
Twelve years later, we know the winner in Iraq: Iran.
Amy Gastelum: Miscarriage or Murder?April 2015
Purvi Patel's conviction in Indiana sets a dangerous precedent for using feticide laws to persecute women.
Ryan Gabrielson: For Darren Sharper, a Place in Prison—And Maybe the Hall of FameApril 2015
The NFL’s Hall of Fame rules allow a serial rapist to be considered.
Cormac James: The ScabApril 2015
Flash Fiction: Every now and then, for my troubles, I get a little reward.
Joe Sexton: Decades Later, a Routine Police Record Hangs Over Patz Murder TrialApril 2015
The prosecution says Pedro Hernandez fled New York after killing Etan Patz. A detectives report from 1979 suggests that might not be so.
Robert Reich: The Big ChillApril 2015
Big money is buying off criticism of bad money with the tools of philanthropy.
Michael Grabell: Alabama Bill Would Increase Workers’ Comp Benefits for AmputeesApril 2015
Alabama to have the lowest permanent partial disability benefits in the country.