June 2015 Volume 39, Issue 06
The Collective That Saved Jazz Salim Muwakkil
Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker’s Higher Education Deficit Susan J. Douglas
Don’t ‘Arquette’ Hillary Clinton Andrea Plaid
Bernie Sanders: A Candidate Worth Voting For Joel Bleifuss
The GOP and ALEC’s War on Cities Theo Anderson
How the U.S. ‘Solved’ the Central American Migrant Crisis Joseph Sorrentino
Why Some Vets Want to Relive Vietnam Eileen Jones
Pigeons Under Late Capitalism Michael Atkinson
Detained at Her Majesty’s Pleasure Jane Miller
Why Silicon Valley Won’t Solve the World’s Problems Chris Lehmann
Inside the Happiness Racket Joanna Scutts
How Some Small Farmers Are Resisting Monsanto—And Climate Change Petra Page-Mann
A Privatized River Runs Through It Kate Whittle
Don’t Cry for Chicago, Progressives Micah Uetricht
Why Some Vets Want to Relive Vietnam
A new documentary follows the weird subculture of Vietnam War reenactors—some of whom were actually there.
Pigeons Under Late Capitalism
An existentialist Swedish movie occupies a completely original universe.
The Collective That Saved Jazz
The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians brought jazz back from the brink by connecting it to black struggle
How Some Small Farmers Are Resisting Monsanto—And Climate Change
Seed sharers are resisting the death of biodiversity at the hands of industrial agriculture and GMOs.
Detained at Her Majesty’s Pleasure
The UK keeps migrants in detention centres for unspecified periods of time.
Why Silicon Valley Won’t Solve the World’s Problems
In Geek Heresy, former Microsoft do-gooder Kentaro Toyama reconsiders tech-based social-change initiatives.
Inside the Happiness Racket
Can money buy happiness? A new book explores the history of those who have tried to sell it.
A Privatized River Runs Through It
To win its eminent domain suit, Missoula must prove that it is the best manager of its drinking water.
Don’t Cry for Chicago, Progressives
Mayor 1% wasn’t the only winner in April.
Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker’s Higher Education Deficit
What do you do after gutting public-sector unions? Gut public universities, it seems.
Susan J. Douglas
Don’t ‘Arquette’ Hillary Clinton
Will Clinton's 2016 campaign, like in 2008, be used to pit women and people of color against each other (as though the two don't overlap)?
Bernie Sanders: A Candidate Worth Voting For
'I have decided to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president,' Sanders announced this morning.