July-August 2016

Reboot the World

The internet was supposed to be democratic and open to all. Then Facebook and the NSA got their hands on it. Is it too late to reclaim our digital future?

The Ghosts of Fukushima

It’s been five years since the meltdown forced them to abandon their village. Now they’re going home. Can a town devastated by nuclear disaster be brought back to life?

Schmear Campaign

Food producers caught misusing federal funds are quietly pressuring Congress to shield them from public scrutiny.

The Split

19 reasons the Democrats will remain divided—and what it means for the party’s future.