Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

How Many Gun Massacres More?

A radical proposal would go well beyond controlling the most aggressive semi-automatic rifles and curbing arms sales to the world's worst dictatorships. It would also demand a change in our political system.

The Real “Farmer” Story: So God Made High-Fructose Corn Syrup

The Dodge Superbowl ad celebrates a type of farming that corporate agribusiness has all but obliterated in the past fifty years.

Boy Scouts Set to Cave on Gay Rights

A Nation of Immigrants Speaks

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance

It’s Time for a Union at Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart claims to respect its employees' freedom of association. Yet, of more than 4,500 "Supercenters" and other retail locations in North America, not one is home to a unionized workforce.

After the Election: Time to Stop Settling for the Lesser Evil

How not to make every vote count

Recognizing the limits of voting should not prevent us from appreciating the seriousness of an aggressive conservative campaign against the franchise