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Christopher Hayes

Christopher Hayes is the Washington Editor of the Nation and a former senior editor of In These Times.  Read more of his work at

Since 2002, Christopher Hayes has gained recognition in the independent media for his in-depth reporting and essays examining current politics. Hayes regularly covers issues related to politics, labor, criminal justice, the environment and community development. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including In These Times, The Nation, The American Prospect, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly and the Chicago Reader. In These Times was pleased to add him to its roster of Contributing Editors in 2004 and a Senior Editor in 2005.

In between writing and reporting, Hayes has worked as an organizer for the League of Conservation Voters in the lead-up to the 2004 presidential election, as a writer and researcher for a national grassroots organizing group, and as an Adjunct Professor of English at St. Augustine College in Chicago. Hayes graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 2001 with a BA in Philosophy.

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