October 2013 Volume 37, Issue 10
Mining Your Life for Their Profit Susan J. Douglas
The Biggest Threat to the Black Vote James Thindwa
What a Tangled (World Wide) Web Jane Miller
Don’t Hate the Player Bhaskar Sunkara
Compounders Slip Through Deadly FDA Loophole Terry J. Allen
Where Farmers Markets and CSAs Fall Short John Collins
5 Cities in a Neoliberal Takeover; 5 Cities in a Progressive Boom In These Times Editors
A Company Town Becomes Our Town Rebecca Burns
A Union-Remade City Jake Blumgart
A Top-Down Urban Revolution Amy Dean
The Zombie Economist Chris Lehmann
Are We Fabulous Yet? Yasmin Nair
Uh-oh, We F**ked Our Mother Theo Anderson
This Can’t Be Paradise Michael Atkinson
Jonathan Lethem’s New Muse Sady Doyle
Blood on the Beach Todd Steiner
Is Fight for 15 for Real? Micah Uetricht
Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground Jeff Schuhrke
No Room of Their Own for New Yorkers in Need Michelle Chen
The Zombie Economist
Alan Greenspan is baa-ack.
Are We Fabulous Yet?
The tyranny of queer beauty.
Uh-oh, We F**ked Our Mother
Our Oedipal relationship with Mother Earth.
Mining Your Life for Their Profit
A behind-the-screens look at how Internet giants sell your personal information.
Susan J. Douglas
This Can’t Be Paradise
Dante gets an update in Austrian director Ulrich Seidl's provocative new films.
Blood on the Beach
The kidnapping and brutal murder of a sea turtle conservationist.
The Biggest Threat to the Black Vote
The best way to defend African-American voting rights is to end the War on Drugs.
What a Tangled (World Wide) Web
Have our youth lost the gift of boredom?
Don’t Hate the Player
In defense of Alex Rodriguez.
Is Fight for 15 for Real?
A hard look at the campaign by retail and fast-food workers to earn a living wage.
Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground
Occupying the New Jim Crow system.
Compounders Slip Through Deadly FDA Loophole
A Big-Pharma-funded Congress has tied regulators' hands. The result? Lethal drugs.
Terry J. Allen
Jonathan Lethem’s New Muse
A failed socialist utopia in Queens stands in for the disarray of American progressivism.
No Room of Their Own for New Yorkers in Need
Privatization threatens New York's public housing system.