November/December 2010 Contributors

Charlie LeDuff ("What Killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones?"), now a reporter with the Detroit News, won a Pulitzer for his work on the New York Times' "How Race Is Lived in America" series. A member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, he's writing a memoir about his hometown—and his family's complex racial history—titled Detroit: An American Autopsy, due out next year. Contributing photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier's documentary project on Iowa was nominated for a 2010 Emmy award.

Jeff Sharlet's "Junkets for Jesus" was adapted from his recent book C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. Sean McCabe has illustrated Chris Rock, Johnny Depp, and Ben Bernanke.

Go to "Attack on the Middle Class" to find our superheroes of wonk—James K. Galbraith, David Corn, and Kevin Drum—exposing the attack on the middle class and how it will play out in this fall's election. The Adventures of Unemployed Man comic creators Erich Origen and Gan Golan also collaborated on the bestselling parody book Goodnight Bush.

Zina Saunders illustrated our cover. Find her weekly political animations at MotherJones.com.

Andy Kroll ("Home Wreckers") started as a MoJo intern and is now a reporter in our DC shop, where he broke the story of Florida's shady foreclosure king months before the New York Times. Pop-art collagist Lou Beach's work has appeared on albums (Blink-182) and magazine covers.

Charlie LeDuff

Charlie LeDuff

Jeff Sharlet

Jeff Sharlet

Andy Kroll

Andy Kroll

 

Zina Saunders

Zina Saunders

Matt Eich

Matt Eich

Casey Miner

Casey Miner

MoJo's Mac McClelland ("A Fistful of Dollars") reported this piece in between covering the BP disaster in the Gulf and heading to Haiti. Photographer Matthew Rainwaters is based in Austin.

Jason Cherkis ("Queer and Loathing") writes for Washington City Paper. Photographer Matt Eich has shot for the Wall Street Journal, FADER, and National Geographic.

As a former Mother Jones fact-checker, Casey Miner ("Judges on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown") knows a thing or two about heavy workloads.

Wes Enzinna ("Big Meat on Campus") is an assistant editor at Guernica. Illustrator Jason Schneider won a 2010 Canadian National Magazine Award.

DC-based MoJo reporter Suzy Khimm ("Runaway Jurist") has written for Foreign Policy and the Economist. Follow her on Twitter @SuzyKhimm.