Katie Rose Quandt, Truthout

Katie Rose Quandt

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Past:
  • Truthout
  • ThinkProgress
  • VICE
  • Brooklyn Magazine
  • Slate
  • NationofChange
  • BillMoyers.com
  • Mother Jones

Past articles by Katie:

As Temperature Drops, Incarcerated People Brace for Dangerously Cold Conditions

For the millions of people incarcerated in the U.S., freezing temperatures amid failing infrastructure can be deadly. → Read More

Activists Put Solitary Confinement on Ballot, But Local Elections Board Nixed It

In Pennsylvania, a referendum demonstrates the challenges that ballot initiatives can face from those in power. → Read More

‘Unchecked monopolists’: How prison technology companies profit off inmates

A lawsuit alleges that prisoners are forced into accepting high-fee JPay debit cards to access their own money. → Read More

Lawsuit reveals how tech companies profit off the prison-industrial complex

A lawsuit alleges that prisoners are forced into accepting high-fee JPay debit cards to access their own money. → Read More

How the Cruel Campaign to End 'Conjugal' Visits Hurts Incarcerated Moms Most

For many incarcerated women, overnight family visits are the only chance to spend substantial time with their children. Though these programs are vital and successful, they're often painted as unnecessary or extravagant by conservative critics. → Read More

The Magic Behind Brooklyn Public Library’s Millions of Materials

The Brooklyn Public Library system manages a collection of 4.1 million items and serves a population of 2.6 million. Ever wondered how they do it? → Read More

Will the Supreme Court Free Albert Woodfox After 43 Years in Solitary?

Still in prison despite overturned conviction, Angola 3 member seeks justice from the nation's highest court. → Read More

Some of America’s Worst For-Profit Colleges Are Taking Billions in Taxpayer Funds

Alejandro Amor, the former owner and CEO of the now-defunct for-profit FastTrain College, made news last year when prosecutors alleged he told an associate → Read More

How Much Did the Pentagon Pay Your Favorite Sports Team for Its Patriotism? Find Out With This Chart.

Military tributes are a staple of professional sporting events, from surprise homecomings of veterans, to color guards, to enlisted men and women throwing → Read More

Relive the Most Memorable GOP Sound Bites With This Republican Candidate Soundboard

Whatever happens during the third Republican presidential debate Wednesday night, one thing is certain: There are bound to be some unforgettable sound bite → Read More

Quiz: Can You Tell Razzle Dazzle Rose From Jazzberry Jam? Test Your Knowledge of Crayola Color Names.

Coloring books are seeing a spike in popularity among adults, who find catharsis and entertainment in coloring in rappers, indie rockers, and even Bill Murray films. For many, this return to coloring books evokes fond memories of 64-count Crayola boxes filled with crayons in shades of “tropical rain forest” and... → Read More

Quiz: Can You Tell Razzle Dazzle Rose From Jazzberry Jam? Test Your Knowledge of Crayola Color Names.

Coloring books are seeing a spike in popularity among adults, who find catharsis and entertainment in coloring in rappers, indie rockers, and even Bill Murray films. For many, this return to coloring books evokes fond memories of 64-count Crayola boxes filled with crayons in shades of “tropical rain forest” and... → Read More

What Are the Gun Laws in Your State?

Since last week’s massacre in Oregon, the debate over the cause of the U.S.’s unparalleled gun violence has re-emerged, with some, such as GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, arguing that Americans don’t have enough guns, while a visibly frustrated President Obama blamed weak gun laws. “It cannot be this easy for... → Read More

Money in Politics Is Darkening the Future for Millennials

Millennials are graduating into a recession with stagnant incomes and mounting student loans putting them “deep in a hole.” The oversized role of money in politics is to blame—here are four reasons why. → Read More

Money in Politics Is Darkening the Future for Millennials

Congress ignores the interests of young Americans when it comes to student loans, climate change, workplace equity and gun control. → Read More

1 in 13 African-American Adults Prohibited From Voting in the United States

Disenfranchisement of ex-felons can have a measurable impact on election results. → Read More

How One Organization Unravels Some of the Mystery of Campaign Finance

How Edwin Bender and the National Institute on Money in State Politics obtain, organize and publicly distribute millions of political finance records… And how to use that information. → Read More

Can tiny houses help fix homelessness?

As little as thirty dollars affords the protection of a shelter without sacrificing the autonomy of life on the street. → Read More

Film Review: "We Are the Giant"

Bahraini sisters and activists Maryam and Zainab al-Khawaja are the heart of this devastating look at the lives behind three Arab Spring uprisings. → Read More

New Orleans folk collective Hurray for the Riff Raff has had it with misogyny and violence

Frontwoman Alynda Segarra has finally found her voice—and she's using it to create powerful protest music. → Read More