America is a Home for the World's Most Talented, A Travel Ban Risks Losing Them

America is a Home for the World's Most Talented, A Travel Ban Risks Losing Them

Roya Hakakian

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianBy opening its doors to disillusioned Iranians such as artist Shahrzad Changalvaee, the US has welcomed some of its greatest minds. But what now?

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

FEATURES | ESSAYS

Co-published with Cosmopolitan. When Erica's twin sisters were adopted, she thought she'd still see them regularly. She was wrong.  

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

Maureen Drennan

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Refinery29. An intimate look at life in this "hidden gem" within New York City, through the eyes of the young women who live there. 

 

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

Melissa Chadburn

ESSAYS

Co-published with DAME MagazineActivists like undocumented worker Sandra Henriquez have put their lives on the line to protest injustice. Under a Trump administration, progressives might want to follow their lead.

 

The Three Tactics That Took Trump from Outsider to Insider

The Three Tactics That Took Trump from Outsider to Insider

Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with ReutersToday, the process of a movement or a person going from outsider to insider, which once took years or even decades, happens in a matter of months.

The Criminalization of Black Homelessness

The Criminalization of Black Homelessness

Ebony Slaughter-Johnson

ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlternetWhite supremacy systematically creates poverty with one hand while violently punishing it with the other.

American Ballad: A Photographic Chronicle of America's Working Poor

American Ballad: A Photographic Chronicle of America's Working Poor

Dale Maharidge and Matt Black

PHOTOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

Co-published with Smithsonian MagazineTo mark the 75th anniversary of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, photographer Matt Black and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dale Maharidge, traveled to California's Central Valley, Cleveland and northern Maine to chronicle America's working poor.

Emotional Photos From Inside a Childbirth and Abortion Clinic

Emotional Photos From Inside a Childbirth and Abortion Clinic

Alice Proujansky

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Cosmopolitan. As Kayla Jones, 28, kisses her 2-year-old daughter, Lola, good-bye this morning, she doesn’t know if she’ll spend the day working with women who are joyfully welcoming or somberly ending their pregnancies.

What Donald Trump Will Have To Accept: Without Journalism, There Is No America

What Donald Trump Will Have To Accept: Without Journalism, There Is No America

Sarah Smarsh

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Guardian. How American journalists should organize and fight in such a climate is a long and uncertain discussion. But they will fight a losing battle without the trust and support of the American public.

"I Feel Forgotten": A Decade of Struggle in Rural Ohio

"I Feel Forgotten": A Decade of Struggle in Rural Ohio

Kate Linthicum and Matt Eich

PHOTOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

Co-published with The New YorkerIn the spring of 2009, Kate Linthicum traveled to rural Ohio to meet the people Eich had been photographing.

Photographer Johanne Rahaman Documents Black Florida

Photographer Johanne Rahaman Documents Black Florida

Antonia Farzan and Johanne Rahaman

PHOTOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

Co-published with the Broward Palm Beach New Times. From Trinidad to Miami, photographer Johanne Rahaman showcases the beauty of Black rural life through dynamic portraiture and oral history. 

 

Fighting Trumpism in GOP Country

Fighting Trumpism in GOP Country

Sarah Jaffe

NEWS

Co-Published with The Nation. The Workers’ Project in Indiana has been uniting undocumented immigrants with white union workers since long before Trump hit the campaign trail.