October 2013 Volume 37, Issue 10

The Zombie Economist
Alan Greenspan is baa-ack.
Chris Lehmann
Are We Fabulous Yet?
The tyranny of queer beauty.
Yasmin Nair
Uh-oh, We F**ked Our Mother
Our Oedipal relationship with Mother Earth.
Theo Anderson
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.
Michael Atkinson
Blood on the Beach
The kidnapping and brutal murder of a sea turtle conservationist.
Todd Steiner
The Biggest Threat to the Black Vote
The best way to defend African-American voting rights is to end the War on Drugs.
James Thindwa
What a Tangled (World Wide) Web
Have our youth lost the gift of boredom?
Jane Miller
Don’t Hate the Player
In defense of Alex Rodriguez.
Bhaskar Sunkara
Is Fight for 15 for Real?
A hard look at the campaign by retail and fast-food workers to earn a living wage.
Micah Uetricht
Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground
Occupying the New Jim Crow system.
Jeff Schuhrke
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.
Jude Ellison Sady Doyle
No Room of Their Own for New Yorkers in Need
Privatization threatens New York's public housing system.
Michelle Chen

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