Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
The market has lost trillions, decimating our retirement savings. Where'd the money go, and who's responsible? MoJo senior correspondent James Ridgeway tackles the topic in "Who Shredded Our Safety Net?", with companion pieces by Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston ("Rip-Off Artists"), journalist Sasha Abramsky ("No Country for Middle-Aged Men"), and economist James K. Galbraith ("Security Blanket"). Illustrations by Asaf Hanuka run throughout.
We're burying the planet in a pile of waste. How can we dig out? Tasked to talk trash were Bill McKibben and photographer Chris Jordan("Waste Not Want Not"), Garbage Land author Elizabeth Royte ("Give My Discards to Broadway"), writer and radio producer Susan Burton and illustrator Maurice Vellekoop ("Recycling? Fuhgeddaboudit"), science writer Jennifer Kahn ("Plastic. Fantastic?"), and MoJo> reporter Josh Harkinson ("Sludge Happens"). Also contributing an adaptation from his book Strategies for the Green Economy is Joel Makower ("Industrial Strength Solution"), the editor of GreenBiz.com.