Dayton Martindale is an assistant editor and former intern at In These Times. He studied astrophysical sciences at Princeton University, where he wrote and edited for the student alternative paper The Nassau Weekly and student film/TV blog The Princeton Buffer. He tweets at @DaytonRMartind.
Defending the Commons: 40 Years of In These Times
As the corporate assault on the environment grow, so does the movement against it. MORE
Features · November 27, 2016
An Indigenous Organizer at Standing Rock Speaks on Police Repression, Climate Chaos and Donald Trump
The water protectors at Standing Rock are still defiant in opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline. MORE
Features · November 21, 2016
Listen, Omnivore! A Vegan’s Plea for Common Ground
Next Tuesday, sandwiched between ballot measures on charter schools and marijuana, Massachusetts voters will decide whether or not to pass one of the more progressive animal welfare measures in the country. &ldquo... MORE
Rural America · October 31, 2016
We Got the Whole World in Our Hands, E.O. Wilson Says We Should Give Half of it Back
I want to get excited about Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, both the book that came out this month and the idea behind it. Prominent conservation biologist E.O. Wilson... MORE
Rural America · March 23, 2016
Rebecca Solnit on Climate Change and How Political Activism Can Help Us Find Happiness
The longtime writer and activist discusses the hope found in uncertainty, her experience at the Paris climate talks, the role of the writer and more. MORE
Features · March 11, 2016
Lessons from the Original War on Coal: Class Conflict and the Fossil Economy
John R. Leifchild, author of Our Coal and Our Coal-Pits; The People in Them, and the Scenes Around Them, saw in that unassuming black rock the underpinnings of mid-19th century Britain&rsquo... MORE
Rural America · February 6, 2016
Veganic: Do Organic Farming and Urban Food Justice Have Room for Animal Rights?
“People always say they’re going to go get local, grass-fed beef, but no one says they’re going to their SPCA to get their local dog meat,” says... MORE
Rural America · December 14, 2015
Our Planet is Facing a New Mass Extinction: Can This Book Help Stop It?
There have been five known mass extinctions in Earth’s history, the most recent of which took out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Uncovering this history was a scientific triumph, but if... MORE
Rural America · September 20, 2015
Human Ego and the Grizzly Bear: Is the West Big Enough?
I recently went hiking in Yellowstone National Park. It is a place bursting with lakes and forests and canyons so large they threaten to swallow you up—at times, I found myself... MORE
Rural America · August 9, 2015
Vatican Country: American Farmers on the Agricultural Message of Pope Francis
A July 1 press conference at the Vatican on climate change and inequality featured mostly the figures you’d expect: the cardinal in charge of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, the... MORE
Rural America · July 28, 2015