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.
To Counter “Critical Race Theory” Attacks, Advocacy Groups Dodge the Term
As conservative bills seek to ban the framework, liberal groups emphasize “teaching truth” instead — but defining truth is complicated.
Noncitizens May Soon Be Eligible to Vote in New York City
A bill extending the right to vote to noncitizens has a supermajority in the city council — the latest push to revive the tradition across the U.S.
Schumer Amendment Shorts States $5 Billion in Covid-19 Relief Funding
A five-word change strips 23 states of more than a quarter of recovery aid for small towns.
School Privatization Lobby Places Fake News on Local Stations
With Ed Newsfeed, the Betsy DeVos-funded American Federation for Children distributes syndicated content to TV stations. They run it as news.