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Zoë Carpenter

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Zoe Carpenter

Zoë Carpenter

Zoë Carpenter is The Nation's assistant Washington editor. She has written for Rolling StoneGuernica and the Poughkeepsie Journal, and has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and other media outlets. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.  

Articles

News and Features

The petrochemical industry is devastating the state, but no candidates dare take it on.

Indiscriminate stops and mobile fingerprinting in the Big Easy represent a frightening new frontier in immigration enforcement.

These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.

Decades of government subsidy have cost taxpayers, wrecked the environment and could burn even more carbon than the Keystone pipeline project.

A damning new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists raises alarm about the press under Obama.

Congress is moving to end the showdown, but will hard-liners slow everything down?

Without the youth vote, Obama woud have lost Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania—and the election.

Obama will carry the youth vote, but turnout is key, especially among young Latino voters in swing states.

Blogs

The Senate's proprosal to replace the failed law would shift the public education battleground more fully to the states.
Needle exchange programs save lives. So why are they illegal in 23 states?
Many reformers on the left are optimistic that this time, bipartisan consensus will tilt in a progressive direction.
As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high...
After waiting years for a decision on their visa applications with no explanation for the delay, nine Iraqis are suing the US government...
Some Democrats and health groups say this Senate bill is even worse than the outdated Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976.
Although the Department of Justice and the police bureau in Portland, Oregon, reached a “groundbreaking” settlement last year,...
Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."