November/December 2017

Meet the Trumpkins

A crop of Republicans are betting that a Trump-style mix of crassness and white grievance will bring them victory in 2018.

The Dialysis Machine

How Medicare steers low-income and minority kidney patients toward the hell of dialysis—and keeps two big companies rolling in profits.

Mind-Body Connections

How four counties in Pennsylvania are improving the lives of patients suffering from both serious mental illness and chronic health conditions.

Pen and Tell

The first memoir by an Obama speechwriter adds to a storied genre while avoiding its usual cynicism.