How the United States Chose to Become a Country of Homelessness
Co-published with The Nation. For months, our leaders have known that the Covid-19 crisis could force millions of people from their homes. They decided to let it …
Don’t Exoticize Latino Voters; Report on Them as Americans
Co-published with Nieman Reports. As journalists turn their attention to the inauguration and the 2022 midterms, report on Latinos like any other group of voters.
Forsyth County Meets the New American Majority
Co-published with Slate. What happens in a Whitopia as a red Georgia turns blue?
Dreamers Look Forward To Biden Administration After Being Left In Limbo
Co-published with KPBS. DACA recipients, or Dreamers as they’ve come to be known, have been left in limbo amid the pandemic and the Trump administration's actions …
Behind the Doors of New York’s Public Housing
Co-published with The Nation. Portraits of the activists, organizers, artists, and more who call the Lower East Side’s public housing home.
How Many Cameras Does One Protest Need?
Co-published with The Nation. Livestreamers and citizen journalists are providing constant, steady footage of the protests for Black Lives. Is that a good thing?
COVID Cleaned Out North Carolina’s College Campuses. That Has Electoral Consequences.
Co-published with The Week and Yahoo News. In August, North Carolina's colleges were cleaned out after a surge of COVID-19 cases, creating a diaspora of young …
Understanding the Voting Challenges Facing Native Americans
Co-published with Matter of Fact. Native Americans makeup 6 percent of Arizona’s eligible voters and could be a powerful voting bloc. But that’s only if they …
Poll Watchers and the Long History of Voter Intimidation
Co-published with Retro Report and The New Yorker. President Trump has called on supporters, including law enforcement officers, to monitor election sites. Voter intimidation …
Will Trump’s Broken Promises to Working-Class Voters Cost Him the Election?
Co-published with The New Yorker. The President has staged rallies across the Rust Belt, promising a manufacturing revival, but jobs lost to offshoring have increased during …
The President’s War on Dissent Is Using Trumped-Up Federal Charges
Co-published with The Intercept. From J20 to Black Lives Matter, the Trump administration is using inflated federal charges to expand repression of dissent.
Pandemic Rage Is Flipping Trump Voters in Wisconsin
Co-published with The Daily Beast. Wisconsin voters are already furious at how their state politicians are handling—or not handling—coronavirus. Now they get to weigh in on Donald …