Stories by Andy Kroll

Andy Kroll, an associate editor at TomDispatch, is a reporter for Mother Jones magazine. He lives in Washington, D.C.   subscribe to Andy Kroll's feed

Posted on: Feb 26, 2014, Source: Mother Jones

They beat the labor movement in its own backyard. Next up: your state?

Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Don’t believe Tom Steyer and his liberal Super Pac’s push for climate change: donor-doers aren’t doing democracy any good.

Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

Brace yourselves: There will be more Sheldon Adelsons and Koch Brothers warping elections to come

Posted on: Nov 6, 2012, Source: Mother Jones Online

This is the first presidential election awash in unrestricted super-PAC cash and dark-money.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2012, Source:

The uprising was too broad and diverse to fit electoral politics comfortably. You can't play a symphony with a single instrument.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2012, Source:

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An interview with Jonathan Schell, author of "The Unconquerable World," on how non-violence can topple the greatest of empires.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2011, Source:

The unsung victors in the hottest election of 2011? Occupy Wall Street.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2011, Source: Mother Jones

The "pay cap" the Obama administration put on seven bailed-out companies was largely symbolic. Here are the unaffected players still making bank off the bubble and the bailout.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source:

In recent months, a blizzard of new data has laid bare the dilapidated condition of the American economy, and particularly of the once-mighty American middle class.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2011, Source:

Ambivalence in Wisconsin is ripe, with both the GOP and Democrats declaring victory. Now, the state is either the beginning of something great, or the end of what could have been.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: Mother Jones

The debt ceiling deal simultaneously slashes programs crucial to our country's functioning and opens the door to more devastating- and mandatory - cuts.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source:

It's a problem that spans generations, goes remarkably unnoticed, and condemns millions of black Americans to a life of scraping by.

Posted on: May 8, 2011, Source:

Increasing numbers of people are flipping burgers, answering telephones, engaged in child care, mopping hallways, and in other low-wage lines of work.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2011, Source:

The spread of what might be called "the Madison effect" may be changing the political contours of America.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2011, Source:

"Kill the bill!" the protesters chant en masse, day after day, while the drums pound and cowbells clang. The spirit of Cairo is here. The air is charged with it.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2010, Source:

Creating a country of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2010, Source:

Born out of America's economic crisis is the extraordinary growth of a jobless underclass numbering in the millions.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2010, Source: Mother Jones

Borrowers are getting screwed again as bailed-out banks send their foreclosure dirty work to con artists with a history of breaking the law.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2010, Source:

We're only just discovering how widespread the rip-off schemes riddling our economy are.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2009, Source:

The American home-owner's dream is on life support: millions are suffering disastrous subprime mortgages or sky-high interest rates.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Author Beverly Gologorsky explores the tragic, scarring experiences for Vietnam vets in her new novel, and discusses the parallels she sees in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source:

Six ways the financial bailout is completely scamming the taxpayers.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2009, Source:

Attending a four-year public college may soon be out of reach for all but the wealthiest. This is the greatest assault yet to the American dream.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet

We can't let the talk about alternative energy rise and fall with the cost of gas, or the environment and our economy will pay a mighty price.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A visit inside the GOP bubble mindset.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: The Nation

If the GOP fails to bring a new generation into their ranks, they may continue to lose the votes of that generation for decades to come.