Esther Kaplan

Esther Kaplan is editor of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, and author of With God on Their Side: George Bush and the Christian Right.

Vigilantes: Free to Roam? Vigilantes: Free to Roam?

Our investigation into the shootings of African-Americans in the days after Hurricane Katrina seems to have gotten the feds' attention; but in New Orleans, the wheels of justice ha...

Sep 2, 2009 / Editorial / Esther Kaplan

Can Labor Revive the American Dream? Can Labor Revive the American Dream?

The business lobby declares war on the Employee Free Choice Act.

Jan 8, 2009 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

Labor’s Growing Pains Labor’s Growing Pains

SEIU battles the California Nurses and dissidents within its own ranks.

May 29, 2008 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

Workers Memorial Day Workers Memorial Day

This week marked Workers Memorial Day, when unions and advocacy organizations held memorials and protests to honor those who have died on the job.

May 1, 2008 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

The Culture War Descends on Columbia The Culture War Descends on Columbia

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

Oct 26, 2007 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

For Pro-Life Bloggers, a New Hubris For Pro-Life Bloggers, a New Hubris

Relishing Samuel Alito's impact on the Supreme Court, pro-life bloggers are already laying strategies to win hearts and minds in a transformed legal landscape.

Jan 31, 2006 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

Just Say Não Just Say Não

Brazil defies Bush's AIDS policy.

May 12, 2005 / Editorial / Esther Kaplan

The Bush AIDS Machine The Bush AIDS Machine

Click here for info on Kaplan's With God on Their Side: How Christian Fundamentalists Trampled Science, Policy, and Democracy in George W. Bush's White House (New Press).

Dec 2, 2004 / Editorial / Esther Kaplan

Follow the Money Follow the Money

The Christian right's comeback has been fueled by Bush Administration grants.

Oct 14, 2004 / Feature / Esther Kaplan

Time’s Up Time’s Up

It's been four years since the International AIDS Conference was first held in the developing world, in Durban, South Africa, and activists' demand for universal treatment access...

Jul 29, 2004 / Editorial / Esther Kaplan