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  • 'Tis the Season to Be Frightened

    Ebola, Dengue fever, West Nile virus ... Republican ideology created some of these threats in the first place, or managed to make others worse. The climate crisis, which Republicans dismiss en masse, is a key ingredient in all of them.

  • The 0.01 Percent's "I Reap All" Accounts

    At least 9,000 wealthy Americans have amassed $5 million-plus sized IRAs. Multimillionaires and billionaires are shielding vast fortunes from taxation with monstrously huge IRAs.

Ellen Leopold

Ellen Leopold

Ellen Leopold has been writing about the politics of cancer for 20 years. She is a member of Breast Cancer Action and has published two books on the subject: "Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War" (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008) and "A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women and their Doctors in the Twentieth Century" (Boston: Beacon Press, 1999). She has also written for The Prospect, The Nation and The Boston Globe, among others.

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Ellen Leopold

Ellen Leopold

Ellen Leopold has been writing about the politics of cancer for 20 years. She is a member of Breast Cancer Action and has published two books on the subject: "Under the Radar: Cancer and the Cold War" (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008) and "A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women and their Doctors in the Twentieth Century" (Boston: Beacon Press, 1999). She has also written for The Prospect, The Nation and The Boston Globe, among others.

Other articles by this author