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Elizabeth Warren stumps for the middle class; Four OWS organizers look back on how it all began.; How the 99 percent meme went viral; Why is the Susan G. Komen foundation downplaying BPA's risks?; Map: Nukes in your backyard; Can New Orleans' public defenders survive a deluge of budget cuts?
Cover illustration by Tomer Hanuka
New York City photographer 1 Jacob Blickenstaff ("They Came, They Saw, They Occupied") spent most of the fall at Zuccotti Park.
Staff reporter 2 Josh Harkinson returned to his home state of Texas to write about fracking pioneer turned GOP financier Trevor Rees-Jones ("Rigged"). One of the story's photos was taken by John Loomis, a regular contributor to ESPN the Magazine. The lead essay in our dark-money package ("Occupied Washington") is by Mother Jones co-editors Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery.
3 Tomer Hanuka is proud to have drawn the cover with "a touch of rage."