Yana Kunichoff is a Chicago-based investigative journalist and documentary producer. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, Pacific Standard and the Chicago Reader, among others. She can be reached at yanakunichoff at gmail.com.
More articles by Yana Kunichoff
Second City Has Been a Comedy Mecca for Decades. Now Its Workers Are Voting to Form a Union.
When Green Jobs Come at the Expense of Unions
A declining Rust Belt town turned to wind power—and away from organized labor.
Russian Dissident Masha Gessen on Why Outrage Is Not Optional
She puts her hopes in civil society and a vibrant public sphere.
Pre-Debate Analysis: The Mad Science of U.S. Presidential Campaigns
Behind Obama and Romney's every blink, there are countless calculations.
Exiling the Poor
Affluent suburban communities are refusing to build state-mandated affordable housing, leaving the inner-city poor with few options
Letter from the Syrian Border
An on-the-ground report from the growing Syrian refugee camps in Turkey.