Out With the Old, In With the Young
Co-published with The New York Times. Our democracy today is dominated by the old, and young people are getting a bad deal.
Zombie Debts Are Hounding Struggling Americans. Will You Be Next?
Co-published with The Guardian. Tens of thousands of people have received demands to repay alleged overpayments of government benefits – often decades old – plunging them …
Why We Need a Working-Class Media
Co-published with Dissent Magazine. What could the political effects be of a media that actually served working-class Americans?
It’s Time to Abolish Medical Debt
Co-published with The Guardian. Healthcare is a human right and medical debt is a moral abomination. That’s why we raised money to eradicate it.
California’s Forage Wars
Co-published with High Country News and Roads & Kingdoms. In Mendocino County, California, these “guerilla gatherers” risk fines and jail time to …
Let’s Push the Language of Journalism Past Its Limits
Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review. If we are going to use the written word, we need to be more imaginative about the modes we are using.
Labor Day Is a Government Scam
Co-published with Teen Vogue. Even if Labor Day wasn’t intended to be a rip-off, it sure is now.