Jessica Stites is In These Times’ Deputy Editor. Before joining ITT, she worked at Ms. magazine and George Lakoff’s Rockridge Institute. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Ms., Bitch, Jezebel, The Advocate and AlterNet.
Margaret Atwood on Climate Change, Her New Book and Why Socialists Are Better with Budgets
We asked the speculative fiction writer about this month's Canadian elections and (relatedly?) whether humanity is doomed. MORE
Features · October 9, 2015
The Climate Change-Induced Dystopia of ‘The Water Knife’ Is Not Just Sci-Fi—It’s Already Here
The climate change-induced tragedies The Water Knife chronicles are already happening today; they’re just not happening to us—yet. MORE
Culture · June 8, 2015
Could Elizabeth Warren Really Run Against Hillary Clinton?
Some are holding out for a progressive alternative to a Clinton coronation. MORE
Act Locally · April 15, 2015
From Occupy to Ferguson
The two movements are more connected than you think. MORE
Views · December 16, 2014
Policing After Ferguson
Can we stop the brutality? MORE
Act Locally · September 22, 2014
The Uses of Enchantment
In Enchanted Objects, David Rose rhapsodizes about the coming Internet of Things. But can high-tech objects really reconnect us? MORE
Culture · July 9, 2014
Can We Have More Jobs and Less Work?
In an age of overwork and unemployment, economists look at novel ways to solve both problems. MORE
Act Locally · April 30, 2014
The Dawning of the Age of Anthropocene
By altering the earth, have humans ushered in a new epoch? MORE
Features · April 14, 2014
The Adoption-Industrial Complex
Is U.S. domestic adoption about children or profit? MORE
Act Locally · November 4, 2013
Is Your Town in Transition?
Out of a quaint English town, a sustainability movement goes global. MORE
Features · May 20, 2013