Rachel M. Cohen
Rachel Cohen is a contributing writer for The Intercept and a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. Her work has been published in the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Vice, among other outlets.
Amid Internal Power Struggle, Firefighters Union Clears President of Wrongdoing
IAFF President Harold Schaitberger had been accused by the union’s general secretary-treasurer of improperly receiving pension payments.
Firefighters’ Union, a Key Biden Ally, Confronts a Barr Investigation and Trump’s Pardon Power
IAFF’s president and his second-in-command are caught in a high-stakes brawl ahead of union elections and the race for the White House.
Ed Markey Beats Back Senate Challenge From Joe Kennedy
Rep. Kennedy felt he could “leverage” a Senate seat better than the progressive incumbent, but Massachusetts voters didn’t buy it.
The Coronavirus CrisisSome Teachers Are Being Required to Come to School — to Teach Virtually
“The reasons have been ridiculous,” said a Michigan teacher who will have to go to her school building to offer remote classes.