Ben Austen

Ben Austen is the author of High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing. His last article for The New Republic, “Running on Hope,” appeared in the October 2017 issue.

Peace Officers

How one American city chose to tackle crime, combat racism, and reckon with the legacy of police brutality

Running on Hope

Ravi Gupta is recruiting a fresh slate of candidates to take down Trump. But can a former Obama staffer forge a new path for Democrats?