My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian Tragedy
A personal investigation of the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864.
The Wall Street Journal
Did Cars Rescue Our Cities From Horses?
Debating a modern parable about waste and technology.
How A Corporation Convinced American Jews To Reach For Crisco
A Proctor & Gamble ad-man on the Lower East Side recognized a big marketing opportunity when he saw one.
In Oakland, California, when it comes to Black homelessness and dispossession, dystopia is already here.
The "Good Old Rebel" at the Heart of the Radical Right
How a satirical song mocking uneducated Southerners has been embraced as a sincere anthem by antigovernment white supremacists ever since.
Anti-Rent Wars, Then and Now
During the 1840s, landlords tried to drive out tenants in default. The movement that rose to challenge evictions can be a model for today’s housing activists.
New York Review of Books
The Problem With Philanthropy
A new book asks: Can the surplus of capitalist exploitation be used to aid those on whose backs this surplus is generated?
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