August 2013 Volume 37, Issue 08
Robbing Peter to Pay DePaul Achy Obejas
Welcome Back, Jim Crow Joel Bleifuss
Thank You, Strike Again David Moberg
Wage Theft’s Top Cop Spencer Woodman
Who’s Afraid of Valerie Jarrett? Jude Ellison Sady Doyle
The Subversive Summit Randy Malamud
Mr. Miller Goes to Bangladesh Mike Elk
Obama and Africa G. Pascal Zachary
Water, Water, Nowhere Theo Anderson
A Bill of Rights for the Homeless Amien Essif
Green Hot American Summer Emma Foehringer Merchant
GMO Domino Effect Jessica Corbett
A Fracktious Debate Rebecca Burns
In the Dark About Light Elizabeth Sanders and Seth Bensel
A Brief History of Squatting Arun Gupta
The Myth of the Hardhat Hawk Bhaskar Sunkara
Gaga for Google Chris Lehmann
Psychonesia Michael Atkinson
Extra Time Jane Miller
In the Dark About Light
Our streetlight problem.
Elizabeth Sanders and Seth Bensel
A Brief History of Squatting
The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space chronicles decades of Lower East Side occupations.
Water, Water, Nowhere
When water becomes scarce, conservatives become environmentalists.
A Bill of Rights for the Homeless
Several states are considering guaranteeing civil rights for those without a roof over their heads.
The Myth of the Hardhat Hawk
Was the working class really the biggest proponent of the Vietnam War?
Green Hot American Summer
Late July brings a wave of climate demonstrations.
Emma Foehringer Merchant
Robbing Peter to Pay DePaul
As Rahm Emanuel decimates public schools, he's gifting a private college $55 million in public funds.
GMO Domino Effect
Four states to go, and a cascade of food labeling laws will take effect.
Gaga for Google
The Internship: a study in the psychology of mass digital conformity.
Mass murderers reenact their crimes for fun in Joshua Oppenheimer's new documentary, The Act of Killing.
A Fracktious Debate
Greens are divided on whether to regulate fracking or hold out for a ban.
What to do with those 'golden years' after 80?
Welcome Back, Jim Crow
With a helping hand from the Supreme Court, the GOP can cling to power by disenfranchising voters.