Historian and journalist Catherine Tumber is the author of Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World (MIT Press, 2012). She lives in Boston.
When the Steel Mill Gets Replaced by a GOP Megadonor’s Casino
A new book analyzes the demise of Bethlehem Steel and the rise of a casino in post-industrial Pennsylvania.
The Minimal Selfie
Narcissism goes digital.
For every visionary mayor, there are a dozen Rob Fords.
Hard Times, the Sequel
George Packer on the disappearance of the American Dream.