Tag: Great Recession

6 articles
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Sugar Days

The sugar beet harvest in North Dakota draws a modern version of the American hobo.

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Secondhand Stories in a Rusting Steel City

An independent pawn store stumbles along in an economically depressed Pennsylvania town.

Coggins is an editor at Longform.
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Found Money

On cattle auctions, reality TV and coming of age during the Great Recession.

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The Collapse

How a top law firm destroyed itself.

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In Gold We Trust

On switching to the gold standard and a trip to the Yukon to witness the modern gold rush.

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The Family Prostitute

The Great Recession’s impact on the legalized prostitution industry in Nevada: more hookers, fewer johns.