The Crisis in Covering Indian Country

The Crisis in Covering Indian Country

Jenni Monet

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review. There is no beat in the American legacy press devoted solely to covering the country’s 573 tribal nations. But there should be—and it should be assigned to an Indigenous journalist.

Teachers, EMTs, Firefighters and Other American Heroes Deserve a Tax Break

Teachers, EMTs, Firefighters and Other American Heroes Deserve a Tax Break

David Wallis

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Washington Post. Such a policy would increase retention of public servants, boost morale and serve as a ladder to millions of people who keep us safe, teach our kids and heal our wounds.

Money Talks, But Does Anyone Understand What It's Saying?

Money Talks, But Does Anyone Understand What It's Saying?

Rich Benjamin

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. Nowhere is the power of language so stealthy and destructive as the world of high finance.

Professors are Selling their Plasma to Pay Bills. Let's Hold Colleges' Feet to the Fire

Professors are Selling their Plasma to Pay Bills. Let's Hold Colleges' Feet to the Fire

Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Guardian. If you like your coffee fair trade, why not your children’s school ‘fair labor’? Here’s a simple but effective proposal.

Hysterical surrealism? A pop culture for our age of economic insecurity

Hysterical surrealism? A pop culture for our age of economic insecurity

Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Guardian. Income inequality has spawned a new subgenre of art – less dystopian than manic and absurd.

Making Tampons Free Can Make Them Safer, Too

Making Tampons Free Can Make Them Safer, Too

Laura Strausfeld

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Bloomberg. As government entities like prisons and schools become big buyers, they should demand better testing and disclosure for consumers.

The Surveillance State Destroys the Lives of Poor Whites & People of Color

The Surveillance State Destroys the Lives of Poor Whites & People of Color

Reginald Dwayne Betts

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The American Prospect. Why the police should be held accountable for misusing surveillance.

Trump is Ready to Pull Another Fast One

Trump is Ready to Pull Another Fast One

Rich Benjamin

ANALYSIS

Co-published with EsquireWhy would Trump lend his time and effort to this gathering of unapologetic internationalists who favor open borders, free trade, and globalization? The president's trip to Davos has three serious issues.

Let's Call the Pro-Lifers What They Are: Pro-Death

Let's Call the Pro-Lifers What They Are: Pro-Death

Barbara Ehrenreich & Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianOn the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, it’s time to highlight a hidden truth: restricting abortion means more maternal deaths.