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Zoë Carpenter

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Zoe Carpenter

Zoë Carpenter

Zoë Carpenter is a reporter in The Nation's Washington, DC bureau. She has written for Rolling Stone, Guernica and the Poughkeepsie Journal. An Oregon native, Zoë studied writing and environmental politics at Vassar College. 

Articles

News and Features

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.

Young voters gave Obama a decisive win in 2008. Four years later, the love affair is on the rocks.

A popular provision of the Affordable Care Act that has helped insure 6.6 million Americans under 26 could be eliminated by the Supreme Court.

Blogs

Despite talk of a pivot to Asia, the US military‘s gaze has settled on Africa. 
The establishment candidates beat the wingnuts by showing up at the same party, but in better suits.
The Republican leadership is poised once again to back away from immigration reform, rather than take on the far right.
The campaign for higher wages in the fast food industry goes global. 
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle want to see an Obama nominee’s legal analyses on targeted strikes before they vote.
The fact that Democrats did not rally around bids for better oversight indicates how murky the party’s education platform has grown.
A bill considered among the strongest of several competing bids to curb government spying has passed a major legislative hurdle—but...
Climate change “has moved firmly into the present,” a massive new report finds. But its politics have regressed.