A Museum for the Working Class
Co-published with Dissent. The Fall River Museum of Contemporary Art offers a place for working-class art without tokenizing or empty gestures of representation.
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 Amazon Delivery Service Worker Who’d Finally Seen Enough
Co-published with In These Times. As a driver for an Amazon subcontractor, Frank Chavez encountered unsanitary conditions—including bottles of his coworkers’ urine. Now he’s standing up …
Day-Care Slots for Babies Are Vanishing. Now Their Parents Can’t Work.
Co-published with the Washington Post. Centers are struggling to stay open, and infants are more expensive to care for.
You Talk Real Good
Co-published with Longreads. Alison Stine confronts the ways in which being hard of hearing has made her job search more difficult.
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?
Passive, Poor and White? What People Keep Getting Wrong About Appalachia
Co-published with The Guardian. To satisfy an elitist, narrative fetish about ‘Trump Country’, photographers from outside have long ignored my region’s diversity
The Feds Are About to Stick It to Pain Patients in a Big Way
Co-published with VICE. Doctors are already getting spooked out of prescribing painkillers, and new rules could make life in some of America's struggling communities even worse.
Trump’s Job Promises Won’t Help Struggling Coal Counties
Co-published with Reuters. Appalachia needs a new chance to do what it does best: make it work.