Jesse Mechanic is the founding editor of The Overgrown and has contributed to Truthout, HuffPost and numerous other publications. He’s appeared on C-Span’s The Washington Journal, Columbia University’s #Disruptive, Humanity in the Headlines and This Is Happening. Follow him on Twitter: @Jmechanic.
In Georgia, Brian Kemp Put on a Master Class in Voter Suppression
Secretary of State Brian Kemp's shameful voter suppression tactics led to 53,000 registrations being put on hold, 70% of whom were African Americans. MORE
Features · November 7, 2018
Are You Sick? Blame Poverty.
The United States faces some of the worst income inequality in the industrialized world, with the GOP tax bill poised to widen the divide and send more people below... MORE
Working · February 7, 2018
The War on Drugs Is an Abject Failure. Jeff Sessions Just Ramped It Up.
The tide is finally turning against marijuana criminalization. But Sessions just took a giant leap backwards. MORE
Features · January 5, 2018