Lauren Greenfield's Gilt Edge

Lauren Greenfield's Gilt Edge

Alissa Quart

PHOTOGRAPHY | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The New York Review of BooksLauren Greenfield’s work provides a shocking, rigorous, and needed visual language for society’s worst excesses.

The Surprising Factors Driving Murder Rates: Income Inequality and Respect

The Surprising Factors Driving Murder Rates: Income Inequality and Respect

Maia Szalavitz

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianInequality predicts homicide rates ‘better than any other variable’, says an expert – and it is linked to a highly developed concern for one’s own status.

The Department of Education is Pulling the Rug out from Under Student Parents

The Department of Education is Pulling the Rug out from Under Student Parents

Natalie Pattillo

NEWSANALYSIS

Co-published with Pacific StandardThe Trump administration has quietly removed CCAMPIS, a childcare subsidy for student parents attending college, from its 2018 budget.

George W. Bush is Not the Resistance

George W. Bush is Not the Resistance

Rich Benjamin

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Washington PostDon't let one speech fool you into revisionist history.

How We're Working with Reporters from Around America to Cover Class and Inequality

How We're Working with Reporters from Around America to Cover Class and Inequality

Alissa Quart & Jessica Reed

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianThe national media failed to cover large swathes of the US pre-election, while rural voices have been quieted by the decimation of local news. Our On The Ground project aims to remedy these issues.

New York’s Housecleaners Become Collateral Damage in Airbnb Crackdown

New York’s Housecleaners Become Collateral Damage in Airbnb Crackdown

Abby Ellin

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Fortune. As New York City limits Airbnb rentals, the cottage industries that serviced them has been hit particularly hard.

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

Laura Strausfeld

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Alternet. Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.

Three Women Discuss Why They Voted for Trump

Three Women Discuss Why They Voted for Trump

Linda Tirado

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with ELLEOver the next few months, Linda Tirado will be talking to a group of women in America about what influenced them to vote for Donald Trump and how he's met their expectations so far.

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Jessica McKenzie

ANALYSIS

Co-published with CityLabAn open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.

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.

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.

Foreclosure Victims Say Donald Trump’s Economic Advisor Drove Them Out Of Their Homes

Foreclosure Victims Say Donald Trump’s Economic Advisor Drove Them Out Of Their Homes

David Dayen

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Intercept. These are the people Donald Trump wants to have running our economy. 

Ex-Occupier Is Bringing Revolution to Small-Town Oregon

Ex-Occupier Is Bringing Revolution to Small-Town Oregon

Donnell Alexander

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Fusion. This is revolutionary: Trying to take control of a city council in a small town and then give the power to people.

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

Bliss Broyard

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with TIME. Public schools in wealthy Manhattan neighborhoods are pitching in so that low-income students can have the same level of resources as they do.