Why the Optimal Minimum Wage in the US Is At Least $12 An Hour
Co-published with Quartz. Could a $12 minimum wage be a magic number for food security?
Remarkable Photos Show What Harm Reduction Actually Looks Like
Co-published with Mother Jones. Don’t believe the conservative fear mongering.
Can’t See the Forest for the Trees
Co-published with The American Prospect. A proposed wood pellet plant in North Carolina would increase air pollutants in a majority-minority community already hammered by climate change.
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 …
The Choice: Homeless or Housebound?
Co-published with North Carolina Health News. Domestic violence shelters operate by different rules during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Catholic Worker Movement Finds New Life in Rural America
Co-published with Sojourners. The subtly subversive movement has been going strong for over 85 years.
‘It’s Worse than Murder’: How Rural America Became a Hospital Desert
Co-published with The Guardian. Since 2010, 83 rural US hospitals have closed – many in counties with poverty rates higher than average – leaving residents in …