May/June 2014 Issue
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Disappearing puffins, stray whales, deviating currents: Something is very wrong on the East Coast.
Petty. Weak on policy. And yet New Mexico's governor has been hailed as the GOP's next big hope. Sound familiar?
Why are the magazine's new owners so anxious to hide their ties to an enigmatic Christian figure?
Fast-food workers are stuck in a time warp.
Lobbyists, guns, and money: inside the shadowy—and very well-connected—bail bonds industry.
What happens when you refuse to become an FBI informant? You don't want to find out.
What's the answer to the stupefying off-hours digital creep? Your boss, for one.
...and her vast left-wing conspiracy
This little piggy went to court.
Southern progressives bring morality back.
Think climate change isn't a national-security issue? Ask these historical winners and losers.
And the Oscar for best testimony goes to...
Rowan Jacobsen ("Empty Nest Syndrome") spent 10 days covered in fish guts aboard the Henry Bigelow, a NOAA trawler, to report on the warming Gulf of Maine; the article's map is by 4 Karen Minot, who has produced 28 graphics for the magazine since 2007.
5 Gregg Segal's photography ("That '70s Wage") has appeared in Time, Esquire, Fortune, and GQ.
ilovedust ("Get Out of Jail Fee") is an English design company with studios in London and Portsmouth.
The most trouble 6 Nick Baumann had while traveling to meet a source entangled in a terrorism investigation ("'There's No Law for Me Here'") was slipping in the shower while in Nairobi and busting a rib; David Degner lives in Cairo and has extensively photographed Egypt's recent tumult.