Phoebe Con­nel­ly, a for­mer man­ag­ing edi­tor at In These Times, is Web Edi­tor at The Amer­i­can Prospect.
Phoebe Connelly joined In These Times in 2004 as an intern and served as the Assistant Editor before becoming Managing Editor in June of 2006. She received her BA in International Studies from DePaul University, where she also worked as a reference librarian. As an undergraduate she co-authored two papers with Dr. Wayne Steger on television network coverage of presidential primaries during the 1980s and 1990s. She worked as an independent researcher for the Metropolitan Chicago Initiative (a project of the Institute for Latino Studies of the University of Notre Dame) authoring a report on the structures of local government in Berwyn and Cicero. Her work with politics continued into two campaigns—she served as an intern at the Gore/Lieberman Illinois headquarters during the 2000 presidential election and as a volunteer on Barack Obama’s 2004 senate primary. Also in 2004 she joined the Youth Advisory Board of the League of Women Voters of Chicago . She served as the co-coordinator of poll watching for the League of Women Voters of Chicago during the 2004 general election. In 2005, Connelly co-edited “Global Youth, Local Politics” a collection of essays by politically active youth, with Latino studies expert Dr. Maria de los Angles Torres. She has worked as an editorial volunteer for other independent publications such as StayFree! and AREA magazine.
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The Politics of Everyday
The political changes for which we've striven have made a material difference in the way women conceive of their lives, writes Katha Pollitt in Learning to Drive and Other Life Stories
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Two Degrees From Devastation
George Monbiot's book Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning argues that we must cut greenhouse gas emissions by 90 percent
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Portrait of the Activists as Young Women
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Women and Their Boxes
For too long women have dwelled on the categories that box them in.
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SOSing the Vote
Secretaries of State are essential to making free and fair elections possible
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Hasterts Earmarks: Pork or Politics?
former Speaker Hastert in land deal scandal that questions legitimacy of federal funding.
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Contraception in the Crosshairs
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Newsflash: Brokeback Mountain is about gay love
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Of Crafts and Causes
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now here’s a blog revolution
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Laying the Groundwork
The inside/outside strategy of the Progressive Democrats of America
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Advertising: Offending Even MORE People
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Roberts Confirmed: 78-22
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Witnesses to War
Military families bring the cost of war to students
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A Turning Point
Organizers say that September's massive gathering in D.C. will crystallize antiwar sentiment
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“Captain of the Football Team”: Is this the Homecoming Court or the Supreme Court?
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Warming up for the AFL-CIO Quadrennial
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Durbin Apologize?
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Wedekind on the Radio
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Chutes and Ladders
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And Speaking of Overblown Rhetoric
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Jan Schakowsky speaks to Chicago NOW
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Fat, Sex and the New Year
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Electorate tourism, part IV
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Voting Problems, Part II
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Voting Problems, Part 1
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Making Every Vote Count
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Voter Guides, Get Your Voter Guides
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Fighting Broadcast Bias on the Small Screen
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Women. That sought after bloc.
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Protest Protector
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Greeting All Those Other Journalists
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Bikes as Protest
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Now folks…behave on those bicycles
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Protesting the RNC via directions
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Getting It Right
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Literary merit in an election season
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Bush Cuts Funding…Again
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Muzak—an untold benefit of marriage?
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Obama on the Hotlist
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A Little Help From My Friends