Hunter French

reproductive rights

2020 Dems Say They'll Protect Abortion Access. We Asked Them About Pills

We asked every Democrat who qualified for the debate about expanding access to medication abortion.
Marie Solis
12.16.19
Drugs

In the 2010s, Getting High Became Even More Profitable and Terrifying

At the beginning of the decade, the online drug trade opened its floodgates. At the end, U.S. cities started decriminalizing magic mushrooms. This is how the last ten years turned the illegal drug industry upside down.
Max Daly
11.27.19
money-inequality

How the 2010s Taught Us to Hate the Rich

From the gig economy to supervillains like Martin Shkreli to the college cheating scandal, this is the story of "late capitalism" coming to life.
Matt Taylor
Maxwell Strachan
11.26.19
Sex

The 2010s Made Sex Political Again

Sex positivity was the pervasive message at the start of the decade. Then things got more complicated.
Marie Solis
11.25.19
Politics

How This Decade Broke American Politics, In 10 Easy Steps

Remember when we had cash, hope, and jobs?
Harry Cheadle
Matt Taylor
11.25.19
drugs-health

Forget Cali Sober. Now There's Vape Sober

Inside the massive underground network of people who help each other stay off drugs—and are ready to fight back against vape bans.
Alex Norcia
11.14.19
best of the 2010s

The 2010s Were the Decade When Black Protest Music Went Mainstream

Beyoncé, Solange, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, and Rihanna released provocative, forward-thinking albums during the rise of the Trump candidacy, solidifying Black music's legacy as protest music.
Kristin Corry
11.11.19
best of the 2010s

A Eulogy for the Mix CD, the Best Way to Tell Someone 'I Like You'

Mix CDs have been innovated out of existence—but nothing has managed to replace how meaningful it was to make and receive them.
Drew Schwartz
11.7.19
Essays

The 2010s Were the Decade That Genre Collapsed

Over the past 10 years, our collective cultural melting pot has boiled over, giving us exciting young artists who resist fitting into any box at all.
Sam Goldner
11.5.19
money-corruption

How Democrats Became the Party of Monopoly and Corruption

This wasn't an accident.
Matt Stoller
10.22.19
money-inequality

Disabled Workers Are Done Putting Up with Three Cents an Hour

A legal loophole dating to the Great Depression is reaching a breaking point, thanks in part to increasingly left-wing politics.
Caleb Brennan
10.21.19
drugs-health

A Running List of U.S. Cities and States Where Vapes Are Banned

Politicians are panicked in a state near you.
Alex Norcia
10.15.19
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