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.
Bankruptcy Scheme Shafts Coal Miners
Patriot Coal wins in bankruptcy court, reneges on retiree benefits.
Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers President
How Breaking News Broke in Boston
The media continues to come up short, precisely when it matters most.
Susan J. Douglas
The Need to Cheat
Atlanta Public Schools might be guilty of cheating, but the real scandal is standardized testing.