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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RACE
A Visit to Eric Garner’s Gravesite
Eric Garner is buried in Rosedale Cemetery, a sweeping expanse of land in Linden, New Jersey, located just across the river from Manhattan. His funeral was
Posted: 12/12/14 10:18 EST
US POLITICS
VOTR Users Love an Underdog
In advance of the midterm elections, Vocativ launched VOTR, a Tinder-like web app that aims to help voters find their political soul mates among the 162
Posted: 10/30/14 14:01 EST
RACE

A Visit to Eric Garner's Grave: Unmarked, Untended & Totally Neglected

Mike Spies
DRUGS

Government's War on Online Drugs Targets Wrong Sites, Helps Dealers

Eric Markowitz
US POLITICS

A Journey Through the 6 Most Bizarre Political Moments of 2014

Mike Spies
EGYPT

My 10 Hours of Beatings, Interrogations and Fear in a Cairo Jail

Conor Sheils
FUN

Q&A With the Mom Who Called C-SPAN to Tell Sons to Stop Arguing on TV

Luke Malone
RUSSIA

With the Ruble Tanking, Russia Reinvents the Soviet Breadline

Vladi Vovchuk
HACKING

This Guy Just Ensured That the Hacked Sony Files Will Live On Forever

Eric Markowitz
RUSSIA

Russian Inflation Is So Bad, Some Businesses Abandoning Rubles

Sarah Kaufman