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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games WILD Fashion

And the Gold Medal Goes to…

by: Kylie Peterson


We rank the best and worst of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic uniforms.

Tags: France, Germany, Japan, Lacoste, Lisa Frank, Norway, Olympic Games, Ralph Lauren, Russia, Sochi Olympics, Uniforms, USA, Willy Bogner, Winter 2014
gun violence WILD mag world

Why I Am No Longer an American

by: Marie Nelson


I am no longer a citizen of a government that condones gun violence, no matter how indirectly. The congressmen who voted against the assault weapons ban do not represent me. The Supreme Court that, in […]

Tags: 2nd Amendment, America, assault weapons, Civil Rights, Congress, Constitution, gun violence, guns, Human Rights, Marie Nelson, NRA, opinions, Politics, Ralph Steadman, USA, world
Inside Rikers Island

Goldman Sachs Wants to Help Incarcerated Youth (and Profit in Doing So)

by: Marie Nelson


Social impact bonds: An innovative financial instrument that will revolutionize philanthropy? Or a way for profit incentives to erode the altruistic infrastructure of traditional social services? Social impact bonds are a way to fund government-sponsored […]

Tags: Bloomberg, Bloomberg Foundation, Goldman Sachs, Marie Nelson, MDRC, philanthropy, prisons, Rikers Island, social impact bonds, Social Justice, social work, The Wild Magazine, USA, world
Detroit's Beautiful, Horrible Decline

Detroit: No Rest for the Weary, pt.2

by: Marie Nelson


Detroit is a skeleton of a city evocative of a past prosperity, ringed by disproportionately affluent suburbs. While Detroit’s struggles began long before the turn of the century, the political and economic turmoil that has […]

Tags: Chrysler, corruption, Detroit, Economics, Ford, GM, Kwame Kilpatrick, Marie Nelson, Michigan, Politics, The Great Recession, The Wild Magazine, Unions, USA, world
Fisher Body Plant No. 21

Detroit: No Rest for the Weary, pt.1

by: Marie Nelson


Detroit is a skeleton of a city evocative of a past prosperity, ringed by disproportionately affluent suburbs. While Detroit’s struggles began long before the turn of the century, the political and economic turmoil that has […]

Tags: Chrysler, corruption, Detroit, Economics, Ford, GM, Kwame Kilpatrick, Marie Nelson, Michigan, Politics, The Great Recession, The Wild Magazine, Unions, USA, world
Romney Lost WILD Our World

The Segmented States of America

by: Emily Kirkpatrick


Since Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term in office, there has been an outcry across America from Republican politicians and citizens, perhaps best exemplified in the endless stream of sad, enraged, and generally […]

Tags: Barack Obama, East Williamsburg, Election 2012, Emily Kirkpatrick, Mitt Romney, Republican, Texas, The Wild Magazine, United States of America, USA, White House, White People Mourning Romney, Williamsburg
Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama, Our First Lady

by: Blaine Skrainka


Barack Obama, the legendary speaker that captivated a nation fours years ago, is as it turns out, the second best orator in the family. Tonight, our First Lady killed it. Michelle Obama just gave perhaps […]

Tags: 2012 elections, Ann Romney, Barack Obama, Blaine Skrainka, Democratic National Convention, DNC, First Lady, Lilly Ledbetter, Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney, Obama, Politics, propaganda, The Wild Magazine, USA, world
Dan Deacon America WILD mag

Dan Deacon Rediscovers America

by: Emily Kirkpatrick


Photo by Josh Sisk Dan Deacon’s new album America is a vacillating nine-track ode to the land that’s played a fundamental, if unwitting, role in shaping his identity. In the artist statement that accompanies America, […]

Tags: America, Dan Deacon, Emily Kirkpatrick, Francis Ford Coppola, music, The Wild Magazine, Twixt, United States of America, USA
This Land is Your Land

The Dustiest Dust-Bowler of them All

by: Blaine Skrainka


Born 100 years ago this month in Oklahoma, Woody Guthrie wrote one of the most iconic American folk songs ever, “This Land is Your Land.” Known as the “Dust Bowl Troubadour,” Guthrie’s legend remains as […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Democracy Now, Dust Bowl, Fourth of July, God Bless America, Great Depression, Irving Berlin, Jack Johnson, Kate Smith, Lee Greenwood, music, Oklahoma, Patriotism, Protest songs, Star Spangled Banner, The Wild Magazine, USA, Woody Guthrie
Statue of Liberty

This Land was Made for You and Me

by: Blaine Skrainka


Land of the Free, and Home of the Brave. The American Dream. These are ideas that are committed to heart as a kid growing up in the States, and tossed around with patriotic impunity — […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Fourth of July, Freedom Isn't Free, New York City, Occupy Wall St, Patriotism, PTSD, Sexual Assault, Social Commentary, Support our Troops, Tea Party, The American Dream, The Wild Magazine, Unemployment, United States, USA, world

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