Category Archives: Salon

Interview with Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas has a new documentary in theatres regarding his decision to come out as an undocumented immigrant. I spoke to him about the film and Barack Obama’s deportation of 2 million people like him, the results of which … Continue reading

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The week in me

— VICE published my latest piece on unpaid labor, concerning the use of armed volunteers by police departments across the United States. — Salon published my interview with The Nation’s Eric Alterman regarding his opposition to diversity in the debate over Israel-Palestine. … Continue reading

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The NSA likes ’em young

A week after I named them in my piece for VICE on liberal outlets exploiting their laborers, Salon published my latest piece, on the NSA’s use of (paid) interns as young as 15. So, thanks to Salon for being the better … Continue reading

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Feminism, fully loaded

Over at Salon, film critic Andrew O’hehir takes a look at the new White House-endorsed film depicting the hunt for Osama bin Laden and in doing so ponders a couple of hard-hitting questions: Does a society that produces female CIA … Continue reading

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What DC taught me about journalism

I thought I had done good. As a 22-year-old reporter just out of college, I had just gotten the then-chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Jay Rockefeller, to admit right into my microphone that while he couldn’t deny the … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo’s ties to the prison industry

Wells Fargo is one of the top five largest banks in America, a fact that on its own is damning enough, basic human decency not exactly being conducive to success in the financial industry. Despite, or rather because of, its … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning exposed atrocities — and liberalism

More than three years into the presidency of Barack Obama, it’s almost a cliché now to ask: What if George W. Bush did it? From dramatically escalating the war in Afghanistan to institutionalizing the practice of indefinite imprisonment, Obama has … Continue reading

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