August 2013 Volume 37, Issue 08

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

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