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.
“These Disasters Aren’t Natural Anymore”: A Dispatch from Puerto Rico After Maria
A conversation with Xiomara Caro Diaz of the Center for Popular Democracy about the devastation wrought by climate change and austerity.
John Negroponte’s Dark Past
The case against the former U.S. ambassador to Hondurus and Iraq—and Bush intelligence czar.
How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition
The "taking our jobs" myth continues to sow division in Chicago’s working-class communities.
Natalie Y. Moore