“You’re The Puppet: Trump, the Death of Truth, and the Silence of the Left,” Los Angeles Review of Books, November 25, 2016

“Colin Dickey Explores American’s Haunted Mansions in ‘Ghostland,'” Los Angeles Times, October 14, 2016

“‘How to Make a Spaceship,’ by Julian Guthrie,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 6, 2016

“Hoboken Crash Highlights Train Travel’s Unseen World of Risks,” CNN, September 30, 2016

“Proto-Trump: How Arizona Laid the Foundation for Donald Trump’s America,” Phoenix New Times, September 14, 2016

“Deforestation in Peacetime, Sri Lanka,” Sierra, September 8, 2016

“China’s High-Speed Rail Diplomacy: Beijing Sets its Sights on the U.S. Market,” Foreign Affairs, June 14, 2016

“The Orange Industrial Complex,” Los Angeles Review of Books, April 18, 2016

“Hello, Open Cuba. Goodbye, Grotesque Amusement Park,” Houston Chronicle, March 22, 2016

“Trinidad Prosecutor Dana Seetahal’s Gangland Murder Goes Unpunished,” New Times Broward-Palm Beach, March 1, 2016

“Why Is There No Great Arizona Novel?” Phoenix New Times, August 3, 2015

“The Golden Muse,” Los Angeles Review of Books, July 14, 2015

“Where Criticism Is Counterrevolutionary: Tania Bruguera on Cuba and the Fight for Free Speech,” Los Angeles Review of Books, July 8, 2015

“‘Skyfaring,’ by Mark Vanhoenacker,” The New York Times, July 1, 2015

“Why is Amtrak such a mess?” The Washington Post, May 13, 2015

“Best of Phoenix 2014: Moon Valley Mercies,” Phoenix New Times, September 25, 2014

“Don’t Give up on the Bullet Train, California,” Los Angeles Times, February 13, 2014

“Making High Speed Trains Work in the U.S.,” The Wall Street Journal, January 31, 2014

The Myth of the Latino Vote,” The Atlantic, September 2012

Giffords Shooting: The Uncertainty Factor,” lead op-ed, The Arizona Republic, Jan. 7, 2012

Arizona and Gabrielle Giffords, Now,” Los Angeles Times, Jan. 11, 2012

There is no Gaydar for heteros, but there are straight signs,” Black Table, July 15, 2004

Butte Ponders the Power of Evel,” High Country News, Nov 24, 2003

Qworst,” Missoula Independent, November 13, 2003

Defiant Firefighters Snub Feds,” The Arizona Republic, July 14, 2002

Catholic Charities Lavishes Pay, Perks on Chief,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 22, 2000

Utah’s Rancho Bizarro,” The Salt Lake Tribune, May 5, 1998

Walking Back Through Time,” Albuquerque Journal, May 27, 1993

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