Annalies Winny

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

The Death of Death

What young people can learn from a society of aging immortalists trying to live long enough to live forever.
Annalies Winny
12.4.18
The Restless Youth Issue

Is This Campus Crusader the Face of Conservative Activism?

A University of Michigan junior is determined to make the conservative voice heard at the famously liberal institution he loves dearly.
Annalies Winny
5.1.17
Interviews

The Last David Bowie Left on Earth

A year after Ziggy Stardust ascended, we track down the David Bowie impersonator who is still dedicating his life to the Thin White Duke.
Annalies Winny
1.11.17
Film

'Tower' Shows the Forgotten History of the First US Campus Mass Shooting

We talked to director Keith Maitland about his rotoscope recreation of the 1966 shooting and how the film prioritises human nature over politics.
Annalies Winny
10.15.16
News

The Long Road to Police Reform in Baltimore

After a scathing federal report on racism and callousness towards sexual assault victims among Baltimore cops, it didn't take long for activists to go after the local police union.
Annalies Winny
8.16.16
News

What It’s Like to Be Named Donald Trump

We spoke with four of the other Donald Trumps of America, whose lives have become a sounding board for people's wide-ranging views on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Annalies Winny
6.28.16
News

What the Next Freddie Gray Trial Means for American Cops and Prosecutors

The trial beginning Thursday represents the best shot at a conviction over the 25-year-old's death.
Annalies Winny
6.10.16
Stuff

On the Campaign Trail with Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson

We spoke with the social media-savvy activist about his decision to enter Baltimore's crowded mayoral race.
Annalies Winny
4.14.16
Stuff

How Activist Jane Jacobs Changed the Way the World Thinks About Cities

The story of how a woman derided by critics as "crazy dame" became the most important urban thinker of the 20th century.
Annalies Winny
3.11.16
News

Can Activists Beat the Gun Lobby at Its Own Game?

Moms Demand Action was launched the day after 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School and is now a central grassroots force in lobbying for universal background checks on all gun sales.
Annalies Winny
1.23.16