Stories by Zoë Carpenter

Zoë Carpenter is a reporter in The Nation's Washington, D.C., bureau. She has written for Rolling Stone, Guernica and the Poughkeepsie Journal. An Oregon native, Carpenter studied writing and environmental politics at Vassar College. subscribe to Zoë Carpenter's feed

Posted on: Sep 12, 2015, Source: The Nation

One of the most powerful tools white power groups use to spread their ideology to young people is music.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2014, Source: The Nation

This setback shows that Congress is disinterested and/or incapable in exercising its constitutional duty to oversee the intelligence community.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2014, Source: The Nation

Political power is increasingly concentrated among the billionaires playing the strings of the electoral marionette.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: The Nation

Even with rising deaths, drought, heat waves and repeated refrains from climatologists, the GOP refuses to uncover its ears.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: The Nation

Obama's 'passive-voice populism' elides culpability for increased privatization and concentrated power for U.S. oligarchs.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: The Nation

IT companies won't address the privacy implications of selling Americans' personal information to online advertisers.