Published Articles

The New York Times

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in France (June 16, 2022)

France Is Becoming More Like America. It’s Terrible. (June 2, 2021)

How French Workers Took on Amazon in the Middle of a Pandemic and Won (April 29, 2020)

Foreign Policy

A Mélenchon vs. Macron Runoff Would Be Good for France (April 6, 2022)

France’s Far-Right National Rally Seeks a Breakthrough in the South (June 19, 2021)

Is France’s Socialist Party Back From the Dead? (July 20, 2020)

The Washington Post

In France’s coronavirus crisis, the undocumented are being left behind (June 3, 2020)

The pandemic has flipped the logic of Macronism on its head (March 19, 2020)

Pete Buttigieg is America’s Macron and that’s not a good thing (February 18, 2020)

The Nation

Amid Inflation and Corporate Windfalls, French Workers Are Rising Up (October 19, 2022)

Can a United Left Win in Macron’s France? (June 9, 2022)

France’s Fraying Republican Front (April 15, 2022)

France’s New Culture Warriors (March 3, 2021)

The Death of Working-Class Paris (November 10, 2020)

Tipping Point, review of Piketty’s Capital & Ideology (May 19, 2020)

The Rise of the Far Right in France’s Poorest Cities (March 13, 2020)

France’s Pension Battle Heats Up (December 17, 2019)

In a Divided France, a Display of Force by the Far Right (May 28, 2019)

The Travails of Emmanuel Macron (April 1, 2019)

France Unbowed Tries to Rediscover its Populist Magic (March 29, 2019)

Erdogan’s War on Workers (December 28, 2018)

The Yellow Vest Revolt (December 13, 2018)

The Neglected History of the May ’68 Uprising in France (August 3, 2018)

The Revolutionary Potential of Journalism in Morocco (November 17, 2017)

The False Promise of Macron’s Labor Reforms (September 22, 2017)

What’s Next for the French Left? (June 29, 2017)

40,000 Verizon Workers Launch One of the Biggest Strikes of the Decade (April 15, 2016)

Battling Cove Point in the Capital (July 14, 2014)

The Guardian

The left has finally got its act together – in France. Watch out, Macron and Le Pen (May 13, 2022)

With Macron’s eyes on Ukraine, the far right is dominating the French election (February 25, 2022)

Macron has enjoyed wielding his authority during Covid – and the French don’t like it (October 16, 2020)

These pension strikes may be historic, but French unions are weaker than they seem (January 28, 2020)

French workers cherish their welfare state. That’s why they’re striking (December 4, 2019)

Macron’s national debate on immigration plays into the hands of the French far-right (September 28, 2019)

The Atlantic

Trouble in the Skies Over Europe (September 28, 2018)

Can France’s Far-Right Reinvent Itself? (January 18, 2018)

The Fate of French Populism (June 17, 2017)


Interview with Benoît Hamon (August 8, 2021)

In Northern France, a Divided Left is Coming Together (April 13, 2021)

The Growing Pains of Marseille’s New Government (January 30, 2021)

Macron’s Liberalism without Civil Liberties (November 25, 2020)

Interview with Green Leader Julien Bayou (October 2, 2020)

The Conservative Establishment vs. Marseille Spring (June 27, 2020)

In France, Just Like the US, We Can’t Breathe (June 20, 2020)

Interview with MP Caroline Fiat: “We’re Not Heroes, We’re Health Workers” (May 18, 2020)

Coronavirus Crisis in French Hospitals (April 11, 2020)

Interview with Larry Sanders (February 10, 2020)

Storming France’s City Halls (February 5, 2020)

France’s Transit Wokers: “We’re Fighting for Everyone” (January 19, 2020)

In Marseille, the French Left is Finally Uniting (December 9, 2019)

Emmanuel Macron’s Presidency Is Still Doomed (September 10, 2019)

A Strike to Keep Us Working (July 26, 2019)

Rebuilding France Insoumise (June 22, 2019)

An Interview with Philippe Martinez (June 3, 2019)

Back on the Offensive (January 18, 2019)

‘Yellow Vests’ Against the ‘President of the Rich’ (November 21, 2018)

Raided by the Machine (October 17, 2018)

The Benalla Affair (July 23, 2018)

The Struggle for Democracy in Morocco (July 15, 2018)

French Labor Derailed (June 22, 2018)

Signs of a French Spring (April 3, 2018)

Off the Rails (March 22, 2018)

Macron’s Gift to the Rich (October 30, 2017)

The Mélenchon Economy (April 22, 2017)

France Rebels (April 12, 2017)

The Last-Ditch Candidate (January 31, 2017)

The Intercept

U.S. Sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela Hamper The Global Fight Against Covid-19 (June 18, 2021)


Out of the Closet, Into the Streets (May 8, 2018)

The Red and the Rainbow: The Life and Work of Daniel Guérin (Spring 2017)


One of the Most Important Union Fights in Years (February 2, 2017)

The Isolated Lives Of North Dakota’s Gay Oil Workers (January 29, 2015)

An Oil Boom Is Ravaging An Indian Reservation In North Dakota (November 25, 2014)

Why Won’t Our ‘Environmental President’ Stop Fracking On Public Land? (August 19, 2014)


France’s War on Terror (December 16, 2020)

Does Baseball Have a Future in Europe? (July 6, 2019)

Why Criticizing the EU Isn’t Always Wrong (April 11, 2019)

The Quiet Revolution (February 13, 2018)

Lost Amid Anxiety (July 13, 2017)

Village Voice

Union-Busting Republicans Lick Their Lips at the Possibility of a Federal Right-to-Work Law (February 21, 2017)

Uber, but for Benefits: NY Tech Companies Propose a Gig Economy Solution (January 3, 2017)

Organizing The Corner: How Williamsburg’s Female Housecleaners Are Fighting For Higher Wages (August 8, 2016)

In These Times

Full Archive (2011-)

International Business Times

Full Archive (2015-2016)

The New Republic

Obama’s Environmental Record Doesn’t Deserve Paul Krugman’s Praise (October 10, 2014)

Energy Companies Are Spending Millions to Fight Local Fracking Bans (October 27, 2014)

The American Prospect

Wal-Mart: Always Low Wages (November 20, 2012)

Stuck in Second-Class Debate Gear (October 11, 2012)

Huffington Post

Union Background Has Profound Influence On Politicians: Study (September 25, 2012)

Labor Unions Call For ‘Second Bill Of Rights,’ Encourage ‘Politicians Of Both Stripes’ To Sign On (August 13, 2012)

Mitt Romney Started Bain Capital With Money From Families Tied To Death Squads (August 8, 2012)

Houston Janitors’ Strike Spreads Across The Nation (July 18, 2012)

Obama Jobs Council Packed With Outsourcing Companies (July 12, 2012)

Supreme Court Union Ruling, Knox v SEIU, Could Cut Back Labor’s Political Speech (June 25, 2012)  

American Airlines, Communications Workers of America Locked In Unionization Battle (June 19, 2012)

Counterpoint Magazine

Georgetown’s Latin American Board: Training the new face of the right (March 25, 2011)

Georgetown Voice

On-the-Record with ex-Colombian President Álvaro Uribe (September 16, 2010)

Catholic Charities Changes Benefits After Gay Marriage Legalization (March 18, 2010)

Sex-Positive Week Returns Without Controversy (February 25, 2010)

Philly P “Mob Scene” Angers ANC (October 8, 2009)

National Catholic Reporter

Carr: Cutting social programs has moral costs (February 15, 2011)

1,200 Jesuit students converge on nation’s capital (November 17, 2010)

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