Hannah Steinkopf-Frank is a Chicago-based freelance writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Atlas Obscura, Bitch Media, the Columbia Journalism Review, JSTOR Daily and Paper Magazine, among others.
Scabby the Rat Is Under Attack
Chicago’s Elections Brought a Lot of Good News for Progressives—and Democratic Socialists
Rahm Emanuel is gone, and a new crop of left-wing city council members is coming to power.
Illinois Manufacturing Workers Locked Out and Fired for One-Hour Strike
“We Demand Food for Thought”: UIC Grad Workers On Strike for Living Wages and Respect
Why Domestic Workers Are Fighting Like Hell to Stop Brett Kavanaugh
How Kavanaugh Is Infuriating—And Electrifying—The Grassroots
Allegations are mounting, and so are public protests.
How a 19th-Century Absurdist Playwright Accidentally Predicted Trump
Ubu Roi is newly relevant, thanks to our president.
Can Hunters and Activists Team Up to Phase Out Lead Bullets?
Emmett Till’s Cousin on Why Mississippi’s Flag Is Still Racist
Edelia “Dr. Jay” Carthan is at the forefront of a movement to remove the Confederate “stars and bars.”
Lauren Greenfield’s Look at the Children of the New Gilded Age
The creator of The Queen of Versailles on the “hamster wheel of wanting more and more.”