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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

Why opposing a wage increase while simultaneously bashing government assistance isn’t just callous—it’s also dumb policy.
A new report suggests that racial disparities in women’s health are aggravated by states’ refusal to expand Medicaid.
A Republican Senator criticized Obama’s plan because it “focuses on Africa.”
Outrage over deep budget cutbacks in key states is hurting the GOP.
Clinics in Texas that were recently forced to stop providing abortions because of sweeping new regulations have filed an emergency appeal...
Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare...
Human rights groups are alarmed by the administration’s proposal to dramatically expand family detention for undocumented women and...