May/June 2011 Contributors

Steve Brodner

Steve Brodner

Steve Brodner, who illustrated several pieces in this issue, including Rick Perlstein's rundown of political deception ("Fact-Free Nation"), also created the poster for a film about America's last honest politician: Bulworth.

Our DC bureau chief David Corn ("Bullied Pulpit") is the author of The Lies of George W. Bush.

Kate Sheppard

Kate Sheppard

Kate Sheppard ("The Hackers and the Hockey Stick") covers environmental politics for Mother Jones. The illustration for her story is by Jonathan Bartlett, whose work appears in publications from The Atlantic to Field & Stream to Playboy.

Our 2005 story about the funding of climate change deniers by ExxonMobil earned a National Magazine Award nomination for Chris Mooney ("We Can't Handle the Truth"), author of The Republican War on Science. (He also made Wired's 2005 list of "10 Sexiest Geeks.")

Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney

Photographer Vivian Maier might have gone unnoticed had a Chicago realtor not stumbled upon a box of negatives at an auction ("Exposing Vivian Maier").

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier

Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz

The essay was penned by New York Times Magazine contributor Alex Kotlowitz, who worked with the maker of Hoop Dreams to coproduce the The Interrupters, a doc that premiered at Sundance in January.

 

Stephanie Mencimer

Stephanie Mencimer

MoJo staff reporter Stephanie Mencimer ("Mr. Precedent") had the blogosphere all atwitter with her recent series on the Tea Party Patriots.