Stories by Anna Simonton

Anna Simonton is a filmmaker, freelance writer, and a spring 2013 intern at the Nation magazine. subscribe to Anna Simonton's feed

Posted on: Aug 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In Atlanta, four stadiums demonstrate that taxpayer-funded stadiums are a hoax.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: Price of Oil

A little-known tax break allows the Kochs and other energy barons to write-off half of the cost of new equipment for refining tar sands and shale oil.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: Oil Change International

Taxpayers bear not only the environmental costs of coal mining, they lose revenue from the federal government leasing public land to coal companies for below-market rates.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Cops say Jesus Huerta shot himself while handcuffed. The public is outraged at the shady evidence and continued intimidation.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As W.E.B. DuBois said, “As the South goes, so goes the nation.”

Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why are Wall Street types investing in local school board elections? Just follow the money.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Grand juries have seen a resurgence as the FBI cracks down on radical communities.

Posted on: May 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We all have a responsibility to ensure that our tax dollars do not exacerbate economic disparity.

Posted on: May 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The new documentary, "Redemption of the Prosecutor," is a first step toward making mass incarceration an organizing focus in churches across the country.

Posted on: May 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Hogue: It's time to make women's reproductive rights into an issue that candidates win or lose on.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Jose Antonio Vargas, who risked deportation by writing his immigration story, among those honored.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Thousands rally for immigration reform while a few want to continue to militarize the border.