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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

Some of the hundreds of thousands of Mexican immigrants who were expelled from the United States after signing voluntary departure forms...
Sexual assault is a persistent problem within police departments.
Undocumented immigrants and their advocates are concerned that the president’s orders will be far more limited than the hype suggests...
The mistrust in Ferguson is being deepened in real time by local officials’ selective release of information. 
Can the situation in Ferguson prompt accountability and oversight of law enforcement? 
The racial disparities in the town where Michael Brown was killed by police are shocking, but they’re characteristic of the nation.
The president continues a two-decade legacy of wrapping the military option in Iraq in humanitarian packaging.
Lawmakers say the CIA redacted “key facts” from a long-awaited investigation into the agency’s cruel interrogation...