Christopher Hayes is the Washington Editor of the Nation and a former senior editor of In These Times. Read more of his work at www.chrishayes.org.
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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The Misruling Class
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Features · June 25, 2012
The New Road to Serfdom
Over the course of 500 pages in The Shock Doctrine, Naomi Klein documents the moments of chaos and disruption that allow a small coterie of experts to swoop in and administer what's invariably called "bitter medicine," "painful reforms" or "shock therapy" MORE
Features · November 9, 2007
Who’s Afraid of Democracy?
Believing that "people are rational as consumers and irrational as voters," many conservatives would favor free markets without democracy MORE
Features · May 25, 2007
What We Learn When We Learn Economics
Is a little economics a dangerous thing? MORE
Features · November 27, 2006
The Abramoff Babies
Like the "Watergate Babies" of 1974, the new Democratic Congress will have to pick between sustanative or procedural reforms. MORE
Views · October 19, 2006
The Good War on Terror
How the Greatest Generation helped pave the road to Baghdad MORE
Features · September 8, 2006
Economic Populism Proves Popular
To thwart legislation that put caps on payday lending rates, Republican lawmakers in Oregon had to pass it MORE
Features · August 7, 2006
The New Funding Heresies
What everyone knows (but no one will say) about funding the left MORE
Features · June 26, 2006
What Was Missing At YearlyKos
The bloggers at the YearlyKos convention had a fighting spirit, but where was the critique of capitalism? MORE
Views · June 15, 2006
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Act Locally · June 11, 2006