September 2014 Volume 38, Issue 09

Viewpoint
Trojan Hobby Horse
Courts don't just treat corporations as people--they treat them as sweethearts.
Chris Lehmann
Culture
Labor History: The First Factory Strike
In 1824 in Pawtucket, R.I., women weavers led the mother of all strikes.
Joey L. DeFrancesco and David Segal
Viewpoint
‘Chiraq’: Facts and Fictions
Chicago's 'murder capital' rep stretches the truth.
Salim Muwakkil
Dispatch
Foam Wasn’t Built in a Day
Eco-activists of all ages are working to banish styrofoam.
Molly M. Ginty
Culture
A Sense of Life Ending
A long, slow end can be a treasure.
Jane Miller
Dispatch
The New Volkswagen Model: Minority Unionism
Will the UAW’s latest experiment in Chattanooga pan out?
Moshe Z. Marvit
Culture
Agitpopcorn
Propaganda tells the truth.
Michael Atkinson
Viewpoint
Chicago’s Next Mayor?
Karen Lewis may be the anti-Rahm that Chicago's looking for.
Joel Bleifuss
Culture
In ‘Snowpiercer,’ Revolution is Brutal—And Necessary
The sci-fi flick doesn't fall into the trap of romanticizing the struggle.
Sady Doyle
Dispatch
The Oil Industry Hits an Unexpected Roadblock
A small city in Maine strikes a blow against Canadian tar sands extraction.
Cole Stangler

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