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Author: Sarah Smarsh

Sarah Smarsh is a journalist who has reported on public policy and socioeconomic class for The New Yorker and Harper’s online, The Guardian, Guernica, and others. Smarsh’s book In the Red, on the American working poor and her upbringing in rural Kansas, is forthcoming from Scribner.

Co-published with Teen Vogue. Conservative justices on the Supreme Court seem open to a larger-scale rollback of civil liberties, Namrata Verghese writes.

Co-published with NATAL. We head home for a final good-bye to hear how Anasia, Ciara, Erick, Shayla and more are building new legacies exactly where they are.

Co-published with The Washington Post. It shouldn’t be so hard to differentiate between law-abiding U.S. citizens and wanted criminals.

Co-published with The BafflerA growing number of unhoused people are refusing to live on the run, working to stop evictions and to build something lasting where they …

Co-published with NATAL. Alabama Birth Collective founding member, Nadia Gramby, on the sisterhood of birthwork.

Co-published with Salt Lake City WeeklyA tax break for Utah seniors could be a lifeline—if only people knew about it.

Co-published with NATAL. The parents adjust to life postpartum and the powerful transformations they've undergone.

Cecilia Nowell was selected as a Livingston Award finalist for her EHRP-supported article, "She Used Drugs While Pregnant. Should She Be in Prison?", Wallace House and the University of Michigan …

Co-published by EHRP and TIME, Nina Riggio's "A Year In A School Bus" photo essay was named one of three medal finalists in the Web: Original Digital Photography, Feature, Lifestyle/Travel/Food/Shelter …

Alissa Quart's essay, "Let’s make journalism work for those not born into an elite class," was recently highlighted in Required Reading, a weekly newsletter by the online arts magazine Hyperallergic. …

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