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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

More than two-dozen groups are calling on lawmakers to address serious gaps and inconsistencies in the president’s strategy.
The Obama administration’s legal justification for expanding military action in Iraq and Syria is hypocritical and based on tenuous...
Authorities will continue to deport as many as 60,000 immigrants between now and the November elections.
Senator Claire McCaskill will convene a hearing on Tuesday before a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee.
More than 1 million comments have been submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission calling on the agency to require that...
The senator’s safe homage to the American Dream illustrates his close relationship with the billionaire Koch brothers.
Immigrants and allies rallied in more than a dozen US cities on Thursday to ask President Obama to use his executive authority to stop...