Brentin Mock


Brentin Mock is a staff writer at where he writes about civil rights and all matters of justice

Baltimore officials accepted a voluntary settlement to reduce police abuses. Jeff Sessions wants to kill it.  Read more

Working in America

In Ohio, reforms to restrict voting move forward. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The debate around voter ID law in Wisconsin is representative of whether elected officials can understand the true costs and burdens of being poor, black, and brown in America. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Liberals should not be seduced by the argument that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act should be expanded. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood struggles with the double burden of high unemployment rates and environmental degradation. Can green stimulus efforts offer lasting change? Read more


The policies Gov. Sarah Palin sold as solutions to America's energy crisis are now failing investors, stakeholders, and the environment. Read more


Low-income housing construction is stalled due to the economic collapse -- and a recent ruling by Tim Geithner is preventing federal funds from reaching the victims of Katrina. Read more


Can Lisa Jackson, head of the EPA, meet businesses' needs without alienating the environmental-justice movement? Read more