Selected cover stories

'These Kids Are Watching Their Parents Die'
The impact of a drug crisis on public schools

What's Killing America's Black Infants?
How racism fuels a national health crisis (Winner of the James Aronson Award for social justice journalism.)

Stop and Frisk for Latinos: ICE's Widening Net Hits New Orleans 
An investigation of the high-tech frontier of immigration enforcement

Librarians vs the NSA 
Fighting Big Brother in the digital age


Features and profiles

American Decay
The consequences of treating dental care like a luxury good

The U.S. Tested 67 Nuclear Bombs in Their Country. Now They’re Dying in Oklahoma.
The plight of Marshall Islanders living in Enid, OK. (Winner of the Untold Story Award.) 

The Journeys of Ursula K. Le Guin
A profile

Reckoning Comes to Western Coal Country 
Big Coal is rushing to plunder the Powder River Basin—with help from the federal government

The FBI's Portland Problem 
On the troubling case of Sheikh Mohamed Abdirahman Kariye

How a Right-Wing Political Machine is Dismantling Higher Education in North Carolina 
What a Republican legislative takeover means for one of America's most accessible and celebrated public university systems



Editorial work

The Future of Food a special issue of The Nation