Magazine Feature

A former investment banker and army officer has made an unlikely pivot to police monitor—and he’s training others to do the same. more

Jan 4, 2018 6:00 AM Magazine

“I feel like I’ve seen firsthand what redemption looks like. This is it.” more

Dec 22, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

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As the election of Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists, others are showing the way to resist the hate. more

Dec 20, 2017 6:01 AM Magazine


Kendra Solaris

Viewed from a distance, the border might seem like a hard edge, the outer limit of a nation. But many who live here call both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border home. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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Steve Cohen

In 2016, Minneapolis activist Carin Mrotz helped scrub a swastika off a garage in Minneapolis. What happened next was a virulent lesson in how Nazi sympathizers operate today more

Dec 4, 2017 1:04 PM Magazine


Annabelle Marcovici

Some activists call Line 3 the “alternative Keystone” for providing tar sands oil a route out of landlocked northern Alberta. But unlike Keystone XL, Line 3 has largely escaped public attention. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:05 PM Magazine

“I think all the church members are angels. They are always thinking about me and what I need as if I were their son, as if this were my house.” more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

When your child is a citizen and you are not, what happens after deportation? more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 1 Comments

“We’ll always put a Band-Aid on a bullet wound, as opposed to actually acknowledging, transforming, and healing communities.” more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

EPA head Scott Pruitt likens environmental stewardship to harvesting an apple orchard. But what if that orchard is bordered by eight states and two nations? more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

Activists defend their hometown, Lancaster Pennsylvania, in the hopes of stalling a pipeline that would run through neighbors' backyards. more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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Yoichi Okamoto, LBJ Library

Fifty years ago President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the future of our national broadcasting system. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:10 AM Magazine

Cities across the country have passed laws meant to crack down not on homelessness but on its visibility. more

Nov 1, 2017 4:00 PM Magazine

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AP Photo

DeVos has spent a lot of money to advance rightwing social engineering. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:11 PM Magazine

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The defense claims a young Muslim man went to great lengths to reject the ‘FBI-orchestrated terrorism plot’ that informants pushed on him. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:00 PM Magazine

“I still believe that Democrats can get out of their own way, stop being centrist, and really answer the call of the people.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine



“Courts have no problem if I stand up and say I want the death penalty. But call for mercy, and I feel like an enemy of the state.” more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments

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The low pay received by many restaurant workers is no accident. Operating in the background of the industry is a powerful lobbying organization determined to keep wages low and benefits skimpy. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:59 PM Magazine


Mike Tofanelli

This summer I decided to leave my comfort zone, geographically and ideologically, and take a road trip. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:53 PM Magazine

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As a result of Trump's the politics, there are fewer migrants heading north through Mexico, but greater violence against them. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:43 PM Magazine