Stories by Mariah Blake

Mariah Blake is a reporter in Mother Jones' DC bureau. She's also on Twitter. subscribe to Mariah Blake's feed

Posted on: Aug 17, 2013, Source: Mother Jones

Just ask ultra-secure email providers.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2011, Source: The Nation

Michele Bachmann's husband, Marcus, denies that his Christian counseling center offers "ex-gay" therapy. But a former client says he was brought there for that "cure."

Posted on: Sep 17, 2010, Source: Washington Monthly

How medical behemoths are making America’s health care system more dangerous and expensive.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2010, Source: Washington Monthly

"We are a Christian nation founded on Christian principles," says one board member. "The way I evaluate history textbooks is first I see how they cover Christianity and Israel."

Posted on: Sep 8, 2009, Source: Washington Monthly

Tom Monaghan, Domino's Pizza founder, took advice from God and Antonin Scalia on the creation of of a Catholic Law school in Florida. It hasn't gone very well.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: Washington Monthly

A little-known policy is turning sleepy central Florida into a green energy hub. Could it do the same for America at large?

Posted on: Apr 26, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor

In Sweden, one town alone has welcomed more Iraqi refugees than the U.S. since 2003. Not for long.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source: Mother Jones

The Pentagon knew that Murat Kurnaz was an innocent man at Guantánamo Bay, but they kept him there for five years anyway. This is his story.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2006, Source: Miami New Times

The Orthodox Jewish community clashes over intelligent design.

Posted on: May 4, 2005, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

Over the air and under the radar, Christian broadcasting has created an alternative universe of faith-based news.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2005, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

How did a former Special Forces soldier – and convicted criminal – manage to use a hungry press for profit and glory?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2004, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

By beaming dissent into Iran, much of it aimed at improving the lot of women, expat broadcasters are weakening the clerics’ chokehold on news.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2004, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

In the midst of drug war hysteria, crack babies became an emblem of the havoc drugs wreak and a pretext for draconian drug laws. But crack babies, it turns out, were a media myth, not a medical reality.