by publication/by subject


Tales of Two Cities, from OR Books, September 2014.

"A Block Divided Against Itself."

Beautiful Trouble, from OR Books, April 2012, contributor.

The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America, from AlterNet books, Fall 2011, Contributing Editor, author:

“The Radical Infrastructure of Occupy Wall Street,”
“When the Progressive Community Embraced the Occupation,”
“Linking Arms and Keeping the Occupation Alive,”
“Police Raid Zuccotti Park, Occupiers Respond with Massive Action” (with Sarah Seltzer)

At The Tea Party, from OR Books, Fall 2010, editorial assistant, author:

“The Inevitable Rise and Quasi Liberation of Nikki Haley”


Journalists' and activists' strange approach to low-wage workers, March 19, 2014


The McJobs Strike Back: Will Fast Food Workers Ever Get a Living Wage? April 4, 2013

McJobs Should Pay Too: It's Time for Fast Food Workers to Get Living Wages, November 29, 2012


"Poster child for tenure": why teacher Agustin Morales really lost his job, October 13, 2014

"You see this? You see this?" Why videos of police misconduct are no panacea, October 10, 2014

Bank of America's horrid customer service scandal, October 9, 2014

Philadelphia's school reform debacle: despised governor crosses the line, October 7, 2014

America's Ebola blind spot: why this country isn't equipped to save patients, October 6, 2014

John Crawford supporters occupying Beavercreek police station, October 6, 2014

John Crawford supporters to protest at Walmart, October 3, 2014

The Bad Black Mother Myth, August 6, 2014


How Zephyr Teachout Taught Democrats a Lesson in Democracy, September 10, 2014

The Curve: How to End the Criminalization of America's Mothers, with Kathy Geier, Mariame Kaba and Randy Albelda, August 21, 2014

How Zephyr Teachout Became a Contender, August 15, 2014

The Curve: What Do the Recent Supreme Court Decisions Mean for Women’s Economic Security?, with Kathy Geier and Sheila Bapat, July 17, 2014

Nikki Haley: A New Face for Old Politics in South Carolina, November 1, 2010

Has Labor Been Left Hanging? August 17, 2009


The Bad Boss Tax, July 21, 2014

The End of Jobs?, March 21, 2014

The Third Party That's Winning, March 3, 2014

Forever Temp?, January 6, 2014

John Lewis's Advice for Young Activists: March, August 13, 2013

Opting for Free Time, August 12, 2013

A Debt Free Degree, August 7, 2013

Young Activists Occupy Florida Capitol, Demand Justice for Trayvon, July 25, 2013

Taking the Caring Out of Teaching, July 4, 2013

SUNY Defies Court Order as Nurses Fight to Save Long Island Hospital, June 25, 2013

When There's a Fee to Get Your Pay, June 20, 2013

Bad Green Jobs, May 27, 2013

Grin and Abhor It: The Truth Behind "Service With a Smile", February 4, 2013

Red Squares Everywhere, July 9, 2012


America's Social Safety Net is Failing Workers in the "Gig Economy", August 12, 2014

The Cult of Amateurism Plaguing the Sports World, February 19, 2014


Seeking economic renewal, Newburgh, NY, rolls the dice on gambling, September 11, 2014


Whose Recovery Is It, Anyway?, May 1, 2014


The resurgence of the public education nation, October 17, 2014

Naomi Klein: Cause of the climate crisis, "Capitalism is stupid", September 25, 2014

The Fight for Universal Pre-K: New York Charts a Checkered Path Toward Equal Early Education, September 3, 2014

Released Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan: "There's No Sense in Prison", July 13, 2014

Post-Occupied, May 19, 2014

The Ladydrawers: Being of Service, July 9, 2013

Sadism as Politics: On Rick Perry, Paul Ryan, Anti-Abortion Politics, Power and Kicking the Poor, July 1, 2013

Scahill: Dirty Wars Institutionalized Despite Obama Promises, May 28, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Ride Crest of "Simmering Strike Wave" Sweeping Nation, December 11, 2012

"It Shouldn't Be Tolerated": New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams on Voting Issues, Sandy Relief and Restoring Communities, November 22, 2012

Community Organizers Fill a Large Gap in Superstorm Sandy Relief, but It's Not Enough, November 6, 2012

Dream Defenders Challenge Candidates to Tackle the War on Youth in Next Debate, October 19, 2012

What Occupiers Learned from Obama—And What He Should Learn From Them, May 13, 2012

BP Kills Culture Along with Gulf Food, July 12, 2010


Labor May Not Need Saving, But We Still Have a Long To-Do List, March 20, 2014


JPMorgan Chase’s Debt Collection Agency’s Sleazy Tactics to Squeeze Student Loan Debtors of Their Last Cash, Oct 12, 2012

Top Progressive Senator Shares What It’s Like to Fight Against $15 Million Deluge in Right-Wing Election Money, Sep 10, 2012

Destroying Communities, Abusing Workers: What’s (Still) The Matter With Wal-Mart, Jul 5, 2012

Fired for a Short Skirt? The Realities of Anti-Worker Laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, March 26, 2012

How Rick Santorum Stokes Race and Class Anxieties to Win Unlikely Primary Victories, February 8, 2012

The Power of Occupy Wall Street is Not Just What They’re Doing But How They’re Doing It, November 29, 2011

Debtor’s Revolution: Are Debt Strikes Another Possible Tactic in the Fight Against the Big Banks?, November 3, 2011

Are Jobs on Their Way to Becoming Obsolete? And Is That a Good Thing?, September 12, 2011

The Next Bubble is About to Burst: College Grads Face Dwindling Jobs and Mounting Loans, June 1, 2011

Lady Gaga: Pop Star for a Country and an Empire in Decline,July 26, 2010


A Day Without Care, Spring 2013

Power to the People, November 3, 2012

Jacobin: The Revolution Will Not Be Fetishized, April 2, 2012 (follow-up here)


It's time to raise the minimum wage. If Congress would rather suck up to the Koch brothers, we'll raise it anyway, September 2, 2014

Silicon Valley's gig economy is not the future of work – it's driving down wages, July 23, 2014

Walmart's women can't save money or live better with wages or hours like this, June 4, 2014

Occupy and the police needn't be enemies – as Sandy showed, December 10, 2012

Walmart Rattled by Growing Unrest Ahead of Black Friday's Strike, November 20, 2012

After Sandy, Disaster Response Needs Not Less Government, But Better, November 6, 2012

Love is a Risk--Why Turn it Into a Checklist?, September 1, 2011


Marvel's Project Gamma Tests Interactive Music With Comic Books, March 10, 2013


Neoliberal Feminists Don't Want Women to Organize, September 1, 2014


Trickle-Down Feminism, Winter, 2013

The People’s LRAD, June 1, 2012


Unions to Banks: Pay Up, May 9, 2013

A New Southern Strategy, March 15, 2010


New York's Governor is Playing Politics with Women's Equality, July 30, 2014

Don't Tell Me It's Not All Men, May 30, 2014

What Sandy Wrought, Part 2: In the Wake of Disaster, Reproductive Health Care Falls By the Wayside, October 2, 2013

What Sandy Wrought Part 1: Healthcare Crises Remain a Year After the Storm, September 30, 2013

'We Have a Deal': Paid Sick Days Will Be Law in NYC, March 29, 2013

New York City Council Holds Paid Sick Days Hearing but Mayoral Hopeful Quinn Barely Shows, March 22, 2013

Paid Sick Leave Pays for Itself, So Why is NYC's Mayoral Hopeful Blocking It? February 26, 2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He Wants to Pass the Reproductive Health Act. But Does He Really Mean It?, February 13, 2013

Meet the HR3 Ten: Ten Democrats Opposed to Choice (and everything else their party stands for), February/March 2011


From Women's Page to Style Section, February 19, 2013


The History of Scabby the Rat, March 7, 2013


Sandy's Nurses, print, December 2013/January 2014

An Interview With Chris Hayes, March 14, 2013


The Cost to Connect, December 20, 2012


Who cares for Chicago's children? June 6, 2013

Why we feel for Gatsby even though he is awful, May 20, 2013

Why 'Unions Don't Like' Penny Pritzker, May 8, 2013

The Battle for Paid Sick Days Highlights Christine Quinn's Flaws, March 29, 2013

Chained CPI: A direct attack on middle class and working people, March 19, 2013


Memories of My Misogynist Trolls, December 11, 2012


Why is the NHL's Lockout Problem So Much Worse Than Any Other League's?, January 7, 2013


A Department that Fights for Labor, January 21, 2013


Wal-Mart Faces a New Round of Historic Strikes... But Why Now?, November 14, 2012

Can a Progressive Atheist Defeat the Democrats' "Family" Man in NC?, July 6, 2011


Dumping on Low-Wage Workers is Lousy Direct Action, November 27, 2012


Time for a Raise: Inside the Fight for 15, May 15, 2013

NY Fast Food Workers Serve Up a Fight for Economic Justice, February 1, 2013


BBC Newsnight: Occupy artists take message to the streets, research assistant, May 1, 2012


Rapper Rye Rye Is Ready To ‘Go! Pop! Bang!’ With Debut, December 5, 2010


Fight On, Wisconsin, Spring 2011


Enthusiasms: The Singles Club August 13, 2010


Review: Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson, April 18, 2012

Review: The Influencing Machine, June 13, 2011


B-Sides: Sex, Hope, Alison Mosshart, Ellen Willis and Rock’N’Roll, May 3, 2011

Guest Blogger: Music Matters, Fall 2010

Tea Stained: Co-Opting Feminism with the Gun-Toting Fillies of the Tea Party, Fall 2010

Progressive Activism in 140 Characters [PDF], Winter 2009

GRITtv (Co-Authored with Laura Flanders more)

The F Word: Citizens United Allowing Workplace Propaganda, April 22, 2011

The F Word: Setting the Story Straight on Snow “Slowdown”, January 27, 2011

The F Word: Forgetting Bradley Manning, December 16, 2010

The F Word: New Orleans Disaster Man Made, November 19 2009

BLOGS (more)

Tiger Beatdown: Dangerous Communion: A Vindication of A Vindication of Love, Guest Post, August 5, 2010

Feministe, Guest Blogger, June 2010

Alterdestiny, Contributing Writer, 2007-2010

Feministe: Unions, Women, and Fair Labor Practices, Guest Post, March 2009

That’s DR. Biden To You, February 4, 2009


Pots and Pans Protest: The Montreal Student Strikes, May 31, 2012

The Weird Elitism of “the Personal is Political” Saps our Strength, January 10, 2010

The Myth of the American Middle Class, July 29, 2009

Levees and lives: New Orleans four years after Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2009

The $700 Billion Bailout: What About Ordinary Americans?September 25, 2008


Sin City: Getting A Healthy Dose of Tori Amos [PDF], June/July 2010

Phonogram: The Singles Club, Comic Review, December 10, 2008

“does your hometown care?”, Local Comic Review, September 19, 2008


Best of 2008: Local & Scalped [PDF], Spring 2009

Man of Your Dreams & Comics in Classrooms [PDF], Fall, 2008


Comics By Women, For Everyone [PDF], Spring 2010


For Love of New Orleans [PDF], 2006


Political Buzz: Bill Cahir Interview, April 15, 2008

Cory Branan Interview, May 2007

Fiona Apple “Extraordinary Machine” CD Review October 21, 2005

Lucero Interview, November 12, 2004

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Show Review November 20, 2003


Interview with Brian Wood, March 16, 2009

Interview with G. Willow Wilson, August 21, 2008

DEMO trade review, July 7, 2008

The Other Side Graphic Novel Review, May 28, 2007

Can’t Get No Graphic Novel Review, March 26, 2007

Local Comic Review, February 26, 2007

Lucifer Comic Review, September 25, 2005

B. INFORMED (more)

Ropeadope Clothing, January 2005