Co-published with The Nation. Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty is the nation’s only anti–death penalty organization run by death-row prisoners.
Co-published with Longreads. Melissa Chadburn challenges her own belief that environmental justice issues are reserved for people of privilege.
Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.
Co-published with The American Prospect. Diseases don’t respect borders, nor do they care about passports, citizenship, or residency.
Co-published with The Boston Globe. Why are we not distraught by the ordinary scandal of adjunct mania at universities?
Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. The parents embroiled in the college admissions scandal could learn a thing or two from these selected readings on inequality in the higher-education system.
Co-published with HuffPost. Twelve years ago, Cynthia Jeub appeared on a TLC reality TV show featuring large families. But the cameras didn’t capture everything, especially the abuse she suffered at the hands of her “Quiverfull” parents.
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.
Co-published with Vox. Afterpay is the latest company to target young shoppers looking for a deal.
Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. Nowhere is the power of language so stealthy and destructive as the world of high finance.
Co-published with The San Francisco Chronicle. The meaning of middle-class life has altered from something stable to implied economic fragility.
Co-published with In These Times. This wasn’t the life I had envisioned for myself: part blue-collar worker, part professional, unable to fit in fully in either realm. I wonder if a piecemeal living of part-time work, no benefits and looming student loans is as good as it will get.
Co-published with The New York Times. Who can appeal to the people who feel the most like they’ve gotten a raw deal?
Co-published with San Francisco Chronicle. Sleep deprivation haunts unhoused people, worsening the trauma that sometimes caused their unsheltered situations in the first place.
Co-published with The Guardian. Today’s black lung rates are higher than 50 years ago, affecting men as young as their 30s, and in Kentucky their right to decent healthcare is being curtailed.
Co-published with The Guardian. Foundations are now helping couples and individuals seeking fertility treatments.
Co-published with Bitch Media. There is a clear link between the bestseller that hectored women to demand more from themselves in the workplace and the Facebook executive who ignored warnings about disinformation campaigns infiltrating the network.
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.
Co-published with NBC. Millions of Americans are in danger of entering their final decades unable to afford ballooning medical bills and cost-of-living expenses.