James Verini

14 articles
Avatar_57x57

How sectarian violence has made life in northern Nigeria “incomprehensibly frightful.”

Avatar_57x57

An inside account of the Nairobi mall attack.

Avatar_57x57

Life and death in an underground economy.

Avatar_57x57

How Obama’s immigration enforcement policies got away from him.

Avatar_57x57

A profile of Seif Qaddafi.

Avatar_57x57

The story of a Marine who saved innumerable lives, then got fired.

Avatar_57x57

American demand for drugs gave birth to the cartel war that is paralyzing Mexico, but American guns purchased legally across the Southwest and smuggled over the border have made it staggeringly lethal.

Avatar_57x57

An artifact from the era when MySpace was king.

Avatar_57x57

The father: an Oscar-winning songwriter. The son, a college dropout and partier around downtown New York. Their alleged crimes; serial casting-couch rape (the senior) and a drowning murder in a Soho House bathtub (the junior).

Avatar_57x57

The prosecutor in the case of hacker turned F.B.I. informant (but still hacker) Albert Gonzales and his organization Shadowcrew : “The sheer extent of the human victimization caused by Gonzalez and his organization is unparalleled.”

Avatar_57x57

Sandinista, reverend, and president of the U.N. General Assembly.

Avatar_57x57

A profile of Tom Donohue, CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the sixth-highest paid lobbyist in the country. Since Obama took office, Donohue has scared-up tens of millions in new donations.

Avatar_57x57

Political races don’t run on ideas and grassroots activism–they run on voter databases. And no one has more voter data than Aristotle Inc., whose information has helped elect every president since Reagan.

Avatar_57x57

The rise and fall of The Exile, Russia’s angriest English-language newspaper.