Mike Spies

Mike was previously on the editorial staff of The New Yorker. He has written for The New Yorker, GQ, Slate, Salon, the Paris Review and the Village Voice.
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US POLITICS
The Many Faces of Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz's face seems to be everywhere these days. The outspoken senator from Texas is trying to rally the GOP's base in the lead up
Posted: 09/02/14 13:41 EDT
DRUGS
Welcome to Heroin Island
The New York City borough of Staten Island is a largely white, middle-class bastion of cops and firemen. It is also home to one the
Posted: 08/21/14 13:05 EDT
RACE
Wearing Their Outrage on Their Sleeves
The death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who a police officer killed last weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked anger via fashion. Many news outlets have noted the
Posted: 08/12/14 17:16 EDT
GUNS
Deep Thoughts From the NRA’s New Style Mag
Earlier this year, the National Rifle Association launched a slick new media venture geared toward millennials called NRA Freestyle. The collection of web-based series was about
Posted: 07/24/14 07:59 EDT
BREADLINE
The New Student Loan Fixers
A few years ago, a man in his late 20s, who prefers not to be named, felt he was drowning in his student debt. He
Posted: 07/22/14 07:24 EDT
SPORT
Tim Howard, God of the Internet
Tim Howard, Team USA’s nearly impregnable goalie, set a World Cup record on Tuesday for most saves in a single game. In the end, his
Posted: 07/02/14 13:21 EDT
NAT SEC

ISIS Supporters in America: The Jihadis Next Door

M.L. Nestel
DRUGS

Scratch-and-Sniff Cards Train Citizen Narcs to Detect Marijuana

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
PHOTOS

PHOTOS: Hong Kong Protests - Beyond the Barricades

Tom Grundy
RELIGION

Gun Range Owner Declares a "Muslim-Free Zone," Nutjobs Cheer

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
SOCIETY

Frozen's Disney Princesses Could Screw Up Young Girls for Life

Elizabeth Kulze
AFGHANISTAN

Welcome to Afghanistan's Suicide Bomber Rehab

Ali M. Latifi
ART

The Final Days of the Most Prolific Graffiti Artist Ever

Joel Stonington
CHINA

China Crushes Mainland Support for Hong Kong Protests

Sarah Kaufman