May/June 2010 Issue
Julia Whitty ("The Last Taboo") is MoJo's environmental correspondent. Her latest book, Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean, comes out in July. Michael Rubenstein is based in Mumbai; his photographs have appeared in Time, Gourmet, and GQ India.
Clive Thompson ("Nothing Grows Forever") writes about science and technology for the New York Times Magazine and Wired, and about "offbeat research" at his blog, Collision Detection. Jon Han's illustrations regularly appear in the New York Times.
Frances Kissling ("Close Your Eyes and Think of Rome") joined a convent at 19, left after nine months, and later spent 25 years heading Catholics for Choice.
John Bowe ("Bound for America") is the editor of Us: Americans Talk About Love and the author of Nobodies, about American slave labor. The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute helped support this article.
MoJo's Josh Harkinson ("Tall Is Beautiful") just upgraded (slightly) from a 700- to a 1,100-sq. ft. pad. Andrew Zbihlyj's art combines "acrylic paint, black ink, various papers, tape, some harmful chemicals, and fire."
Heather Rogers' ("Sweet & Lowdown") latest book is Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution. The Nation Institute's Investigative Fund helped support this story.
A contributing editor at Wired, David Wolman ("The Poverty App") has written books about wacky English spelling and the meaning of left-handedness.
Mother Jones managing editor Elizabeth Gettelman ("Masters of the Uterus") firmly believes that women should control their own lady parts.
Virginia Heffernan ("Hoard Mentality") writes a media column for the New York Times Magazine.
Peter Stone ("All Checks, No Balances") covers lobbying and campaign finance for National Journal.
Rachel Morris, Nick Baumann, Stephanie Mencimer, Kate Sheppard, and Andy Kroll all contributed to this issue's OutFront from MoJo's DC bureau, where they're based.
Christie Aschwanden ("Jet Blues") is a contributing editor at Health and Runner's World.
Former MoJo intern April Rabkin ("China's Potemkin Cities") is a freelance writer based in Beijing.