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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FERGUSON
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson Resigns

A week after the Department of Justice released its report excoriating Ferguson’s police department and government officials, the city’s police chief is resigning. Thomas Jackson

Posted: 03/11/15 17:17 EDT
ISIS
The Psychology Of Unmasking Jihadi John

On Thursday, the Washington Post revealed the identity of “Jihadi John,” a masked Islamic State fighter who spoke, incongruously, with a British accent. The effect

Posted: 03/03/15 08:38 EDT
US POLITICS
On Deleting Emails From Karl Rove

I received an email this morning from the infamous Republican operative Karl Rove. The subject said, “What Was Obama Thinking?” He was probably referring to

Posted: 01/22/15 16:03 EDT
YEMEN

Rebels In Yemen Are Using Twitter, Facebook To Crowdfund Weaponry

Vladi Vovchuk
YEMEN

Yemen: Latest Setting For A Middle East Proxy War

Jamie Tarabay
MEDIA

Data Mine March 29, 2015: A Mentally Ill Pilot Sues His Airline

Oren Dotan
YEMEN

Everything You Need To Know About The War In Yemen

Jamie Tarabay
JUSTICE

Jury Rules Against Ellen Pao...Then Goes Back To Deliberate

Jenn Holmes
GERMANY

Germanwings Pilot Prompts Fierce Online Debate On Mental Health

Mike Spies
INDUSTRY

Oil Markets Jittery Over War In Yemen

Abigail Tracy
SCIENCE

Blatant Fraud Discredits 43 Major Scientific Studies

Joshua A. Krisch