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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

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It might have to reform itself, first. 
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Because the “War on Women” worked so well last time.
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Obama did do something of potentially great significance today: open the door for Congress to make the big changes that he won’t....
Democratic senators warn new economic punishments are "a march towards war."
States passed fifty-three laws restricting abortion last year, but midterm elections give pro-choice activists an opportunity to flip the...