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Sarah Jones

Senior Writer, Intelligencer

Sarah Jones is a senior writer for Intelligencer who covers politics and labor. She has written for New York since 2018. Jones was previously a staff writer for The New Republic and is the author of The Sin-Eaters, forthcoming from Avid Reader Press.

  1. crypto
    Miami’s Wall Street Bull Is a Crime Against GodIt has laser eyes and probably consumes human souls.
  2. amazon
    First Amazon Warehouse Has Unionized in Staten IslandWorkers will be represented by the independent Amazon Labor Union.
  3. politics
    Madison Cawthorn Will Get Away With His Orgy ClaimsWhen the Republican Party adopted Donald Trump, it discarded accountability for its own kind.
  4. the right
    The Problem With Compact MagazineA new contrarian venture critiques a world that doesn’t exist.
  5. cringe
    Ukraine Doesn’t Deserve Bono’s Terrible PoemThe country has suffered enough.
  6. abortion
    The Pseudoscience That Could Kill WomenA Missouri anti-abortion bill is a symptom of an increasingly extreme movement.
  7. academic freedom
    Mississippi Educator Fired for Reading Kids a Silly BookAssistant principal Toby Price read I Need a New Butt to second-graders in Hinds County. Now he’s out of a job.
  8. ukraine
    Ukraine Is Too Woke for Madison CawthornThe North Carolina representative called Volodymyr Zelenskyy a “thug” at a campaign stop.
  9. the left
    Russia’s Invasion Tests the American LeftWhat’s so hard about condemning Vladimir Putin?
  10. ukraine
    Xenophobia Is the Wrong Response to RussiaExpelling Russian students from the U.S., as Representatives Eric Swalwell and Ruben Gallego suggested, is a bad move morally and strategically.
  11. politics
    Household TyrantsThe Republican push for “parental rights” comes at the cost of children.
  12. rebrands
    The World’s Smallest Violin Is Playing for J.D. VanceThe Senate candidate’s pivot to Trump diehard isn’t going all that well.
  13. cringe
    Dear CNN, Please Calm DownSo your boss got fired. It’s not the end of the world.
  14. inequality
    Will Rotterdam Make Way for Jeff Bezos, Lord of the Seas?The billionaire and his oversize sailboat may be no match for a historic Dutch bridge.
  15. education
    School DazeThe pandemic has burdened teachers like never before, and many don’t know how much longer they can take it.
  16. socialism
    Beto, Stop ThisYou can’t convince Texans that Governor Greg Abbott is a socialist.
  17. politics
    The Right Has Mastered Cancel CultureGlenn Youngkin’s anti-CRT hotline exemplifies an illiberal trend.
  18. questions
    Can I Eat M&M’s Without Having to Think About Their Personalities?Corporate America has gone too far.
  19. labor
    Miners vs. VulturesA lengthy strike calls attention to the practices of private equity.
  20. education
    We’re Having the Wrong Conversation About SchoolCritics of teachers and their unions are repeating attacks from the early pandemic, and not paying attention to the real culprits of the crisis.
  21. omicron
    The City’s Teachers Confess They Want to Go RemoteBattered by Omicron, many feel hung out to dry by the city and even their own union.
  22. politics
    Thanks for Freezing Student Loan Payments. Now Cancel the Debt.The president can’t evade this problem forever.
  23. politics
    The Truth About Joe ManchinHe says he has to explain his opposition to “the people.” That’s not who he’s serving.
  24. omicron
    Nihilism Is the Other VariantWe’re all tired, but we can’t surrender.
  25. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Is Wrong About Trading Stocks in CongressPublic office is about service, not self-enrichment.
  26. religion
    Josh Duggar’s Shame and OursWhy did America fall in love with a family of extremists?
  27. organized labor
    For the First Time Ever, a Starbucks Store Has Voted to Form a UnionThe new wave of labor activism has struck inside one of the country’s largest businesses and the fast-food industry.
  28. opioid crisis
    The Met Will Remove the Sackler Name From Its GalleriesThe move follows years of pressure from activists, who said the museum was legitimizing the family despite its role in the opioid crisis.
  29. 2016 will never end
    Hillary Clinton Announces MasterClass in Losing to Donald TrumpThe once-future president is reduced to shilling self-help videos.
  30. politics
    The Crocodile Tears of ConservativesToo often the people decrying polarization ignore their own role in creating it.
  31. politics
    Will the Body Become a Prison?If conservative justices side with Mississippi’s abortion ban, many women will not escape.
  32. abortion
    There’s No Such Thing As a Pro-Life FeministThe specious claim the right uses to undermine abortion.
  33. business
    Amazon Workers Will Get Another Shot at UnionizingThere will be another election at the Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse after the company was accused of breaking the law.
  34. politics
    The New Anti-FeminismConservatives used to argue it was bad for men and women. Now they have dispensed with the pretense of caring about women.
  35. crime
    There Will Be More RittenhousesThe forces that created a vigilante also exonerated him.
  36. business
    A Union Is Brewing at StarbucksWorkers say the company doesn’t live up to its progressive promises and is trying to stop them from organizing.
  37. free speech
    Who’s Afraid of Higher Education?Bari Weiss’s unaccredited university is just Bible college for libertarians.
  38. politics
    Ohio’s Republican Senate Primary Is the Clown OlympicsIn this race, everyone’s doing cringe.
  39. politics
    The Hillary Playbook Does Not WorkDemocrats need to start thinking about the future, not run against Donald Trump, if they wish to win.
  40. politics
    There’s Nothing Novel About Anti-FeminismSenator Josh Hawley has no new ideas, only old prejudices.
  41. organized labor
    Welcome to StriketoberWhat’s really behind the wave of national strikes at John Deere, Kellogg’s, and more.
  42. covid diary
    An Atheist Reconsiders God in the PandemicI thought several hundred times this year, Maybe I should go to church.
  43. politics
    Joe Manchin Doesn’t Want an ‘Entitlement Society.’ We Already Live in One.The Build Back Better Act would make things a little more fair. The bill’s privileged opponents consider that a problem.
  44. politics
    The Ugly Truth About the Kyrsten Sinema Bathroom ProtestAggressive tactics like this one are a symptom of a democracy in decline.
  45. business
    Can the Teamsters Organize Amazon?The question is dividing the union as it prepares for a future without a Hoffa.
  46. politics
    This Is All So DepressingWouldn’t it be pleasant to have nice things?
  47. scoundrels
    The Bottomless Emptiness of ManchemaThe Sinema and Manchin school of politics rests on self-serving principles and nothing more.
  48. politics
    Biden Is Becoming the Heir to Trump’s Border RacismBorder Patrol agents crack whips at Haitians with a helping hand from the president.
  49. the eyes of tammy faye
    The Big-Screen Redemption of Tammy FayeJessica Chastain plays the famously made-up televangelist in The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a movie that reconsiders what lay beneath all the sin and paint.
  50. 9/11: 20 years later
    9/11 and the Rise of the (Unionized) Security OfficerHow a group of unsung heroes fought for better working conditions.
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