Zoë Carpenter is a contributing writer for The Nation. She received the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2018, and has been a finalist for the Livingston Awards and the National Awards for Education Reporting. Her writing has also appeared in Rolling Stone, Guernica, and various other publications. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.
A new report reveals that America’s highest-paid CEOs often do their jobs badly, leaving taxpayers to clean up the mess.
An inquiry into conflict-of-interest allegations will likely push the State Department’s decision on the pipeline to 2014.
With vetoes, New Jersey’s governor indicates that he is looking out for himself in the 2016 primaries instead of his constituents.
Republican efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act go well beyond political opposition, from spreading lies to threatening a government shutdown.
A bipartisan compromise nearly guarantees that rates will rise above current levels in a matter of years.
A fight is escalating between Senate Democrats about taking prosecution out of the chain of command, a reform advocates argue is crucial but the Pentagon says is out of the question.
The nominee for US ambassador to the United Nations said Security Council authorization should not be necessary for military action.
As Google and other tech giants gain weight in Washington, the gap between values and political value seems to be widening.
In the Powder River Basin, coal companies are pushing to unlock more carbon pollution each year than the Keystone KL pipeline.