October 2016 Volume 40, Issue 10

Tilting at Windmills Michael Hutchins and Rebecca Leber
Inside DuPont and Monsanto’s Migrant Labor Camps Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting
The Execution That Birthed a Movement Jen Marlowe and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
InvestigationGoodman Institute
Native Americans Are Being Killed by Police at a Higher Rate Than Any Other Group
These deaths are rarely covered in the media, but now, Native groups are organizing for justice in a growing Native Lives Matter movement.
Stephanie Woodard
The Hairdresser of Plaistow
The happy, often glamorous life of the man who cuts my hair.
Jane Miller
The Left Deserves Better Than Jill Stein
Stein’s Green Party run doesn’t offer a plan to win, or to build power. The Left is capable of so much more.
Kate Aronoff
A Brief History of the Right’s Racist Hate: From 1885 to Trump
The road to Trumpism is paved with scapegoats.
Theo Anderson
Should Silicon Valley Really Be Allowed To Decide What Is and Isn’t Hate Speech?
The internet is a bastion of free speech—but that's not always a good thing.
Susan J. Douglas
Meet the Baltimore Activists Trying to Stop the Next Oil Train Explosion
Baltimore residents campaign against the rail transport of highly flammable crude oil through residential neighborhoods.
Bruce Vail
Tilting at Windmills
Wind and solar energy may be our best bet against fossil fuels. Can that justify their grave cost to wildlife?
Michael Hutchins and Rebecca Leber
From Collection to Community: The Transformation of Detroit’s Iconic, 30-Year Public Art Project
The Heidelberg Project is being partly dismantled, but hopes to live on as an artistic community.
Leyland DeVito
On the Clinton Foundation, Why Are Journalists Telling Us to Look the Other Way?
Hillary Clinton’s media sycophants appear to have forgotten how political corruption works.
Joel Bleifuss
Inside the Tax-Avoidance Racket of “Wealth Management”
A sociologist's new book reveals how the ultra-rich starve public coffers and undermine democracy.
Chris Lehmann
The Stories We Live By: Why the White Working Class Votes Conservative
In Strangers in Their Own Land, sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild travels south to study what gives conservative ideology its power.
Theo Anderson
August Was a Huge Month for Berniecrats
Bernie Sanders' presidential bid is over—but as his campaign army deploys down-ballot, more and more progressive challengers are claiming victory.
Alex Ding
In Ixcanul, Guatemala’s First-Ever Oscar Entry, Feminism Erupts in a Small Mayan Community
Filmed entirely in Kaqchikel, Jayro Bustamante’s new movie explores a clash between reproductive rights and tradition.
Michael Atkinson

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