Daniel Luzer -- News Editor. Daniel previously worked as the Web editor at the Washington Monthly and as an editorial fellow at Mother Jones. His work has appeared at Mother Jones, Salon, Pacific Standard, the Washington Monthly and Columbia Journalism Review.

(It's pronounced Loot-zer.)

May 1, 2015

In Some Cities, Your Bus Fare Now Depends on Your Income

Seattle is the latest city to offer discounted rates to low-income riders. Some say it's a misguided attempt to address income inequality.
April 1, 2015

Traveling Theater Helps Communities Revisit Their Histories

In partnership with a theater company, Minnesota towns are staging on-the-go plays to tell their history.
November 1, 2014

The Town Where Everyone Still Walks to School

In a nation where few students still walk to school, how has Lakewood, Ohio, gone without school buses for so long?
October 1, 2014

Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Has Already Been Tested

Nebraska tried something similar to Paul Ryan’s proposal for fighting poverty for a decade. There are lessons to be learned.
September 16, 2014

Erasing Maria Shriver

It seemed a little odd when Arnold Schwarzenegger decided his official painting as governor of California would feature his wife on a lapel pin. And then he tried to get rid of her.
March 5, 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Makes Commercial to Promote Wisconsin Tourism

The former basketball star teams up with Robert Hays to do an ad based on the 1980 movie Airplane!
January 7, 2014

Satan Statue at the Oklahoma State Capitol?

The building already has a statue of the Ten Commandments, so a satanic group says it should get space, too.