December 2014 Volume 38, Issue 12
Football: Nothing Left to Cheer For Susan J. Douglas
Ferguson’s ISIS Allies? Salim Muwakkil
The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation Jordan McCurdy
The Democrats Need a Shot in the Arm David Moberg
Karen Lewis Has Already Redefined Chicago Politics James Thindwa
Is Gentrification Inevitable? Yana Kunichoff
Baltimore Teens Take Out the Trash Bruce Vail
Drug Shills Dispensing Pills Jean Kim
Vampire Princess of Persia Michael Atkinson
Let Old Labor Die Jeremy Gantz
On the Death of a Spouse Jane Miller
The Reporter Who Paid a High Price for ‘Contra Crack’ Jim Naureckas
Fracking the Poor Hannah Guzik
Is Gentrification Inevitable?
Some activists are trying to beat back the tide of the market.
Drug Shills Dispensing Pills
A psychiatrist questions Big Pharma's influence on her profession.
Baltimore Teens Take Out the Trash
Youth battle a waste incinerator.
Vampire Princess of Persia
Not your kid sister's vampire flick.
Let Old Labor Die
With union membership declining, Tom Geoghegan has a radical prescription for labor.
On the Death of a Spouse
Karl has died.
Football: Nothing Left to Cheer For
How can fans respond to the rash of brutality on and off the field?
Susan J. Douglas
The Reporter Who Paid a High Price for ‘Contra Crack’
A new film, Kill the Messenger, shows how the CIA, the Washington Post and the LA Times conspired to discredit a journalist, and destroyed a life.
Fracking the Poor
A 5-month investigation reveals that fracking operations in California are disproportionately concentrated in poor communities of color—and may be causing alarming health effects.
Ferguson’s ISIS Allies?
Despite what right-wing media may tell you, ISIS has little in common with black Muslims--or black Americans.
The Lesson from the Midterms: Elizabeth Warren Should Run in 2016
After the pity party’s through, let’s get organized.