Chris Lehmann, a contributing editor of In These Times,
is an editor of Book Forum and the Baffler and the author of Rich People Things (Haymarket, 2011). He is now working on a book about American religion and the money culture.
A former managing editor of In These Times, his work has also appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post and Slate, among other publications.
Who’s Behind the Smithsonian Museum’s $63 Million Ode to American Capitalism?
Just who you would think. MORE
Culture · August 19, 2015
If the GOP Wants To Attract Young People, Maybe It Should Stop Screwing Them Over
Kristen Soltis Anderson’s The Selfie Vote suggests Republicans use "microtargeting" to win over the youth. MORE
Culture · July 7, 2015
A Century After Ota Benga’s Captivity, Elites Still Don’t Understand White Supremacy
Over a century after a Congolese man was displayed at the Bronx Zoo monkey exhibit, white elites still stubbornly believe they are benevolent, not supremacist. MORE
Culture · June 23, 2015
Why Silicon Valley Won’t Solve the World’s Problems
In Geek Heresy, former Microsoft do-gooder Kentaro Toyama reconsiders tech-based social-change initiatives. MORE
Culture · May 21, 2015
Bitcoin: Digital Fool’s Gold?
Silicon Valley investors are betting heavily on the online currency. But is it a libertarian boondoggle? MORE
Culture · May 12, 2015
A Cover Artist, Discovered—40 Years Later
Mingering Mike had all the requisites for a legendary music career, except the music. MORE
Culture · March 26, 2015
The Dude Abides
Kent Russell seeks to lay claim to the raw, serious stuff of the American male past. MORE
Culture · March 5, 2015
Land of the Free and Home of the Enhanced Interrogators
We need a truth and reconciliation commission to deal with our torture problem. MORE
Culture · December 17, 2014
Sleight of the Invisible Hand
Stock market fraud is as old as the stock market. MORE
Features · December 8, 2014
Reports from Inside First Look Media Suggest That Maybe Silicon Valley Shouldn’t Manage Journalists
Feverish speculation surrounds First Look's recent troubles. But perhaps the most obvious culprit is its reliance on truckloads of tech money. MORE
Culture · November 25, 2014