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In every issue, we fix our gaze on an everyday photograph and chase down facts about details in the frame.
The reality of a life with diabetes is much more than a matter of malfunctioning bodily organs.
Conclusions we come up with ourselves lodge themselves more firmly in our minds—even if they're wrong.
Our focus on C-suite executives and venture capital-funded unicorns distracts from the underclass that keeps the San Francisco Bay Area running.
And they're called Veblen goods.
Updates to past Pacific Standard stories.
If at first you don't succeed, try and try and try again.
More on Jeneen Interlandi, Christopher Leaman, Francie Diep, Joe Eaton, Maya Dusenbery—and how they reported their latest Pacific Standard stories.
Health economist and professor.
A preview of the next print issue of Pacific Standard.
Virtually navigating our waterways sounds like a good time to outdoor enthusiasts, but it could also help policymakers monitor a critical natural resource.
The 250-year precedent for deploying the United States military to police the nation's citizenry.
Can genetic tests restore lost legacies?
Are Millennials really partying less often than their parents used to?
Inherent market bias is one of the factors keeping women off corporate boards—until someone has to take the fall. Welcome to the Glass Cliff.
The scientific evidence for whether eating too much sugar causes Type 2 diabetes and other diseases.
New York University roboticists are betting that a tiny aquatic machine will inspire the community to care about Brooklyn's neglected Superfund site.
Key parallels and important distinctions.
David Brower has slipped into semi-obscurity over the years, but he deserves a place in the pantheon of environmental heroes.
An early look at a Pacific Standard story that's currently only available to subscribers.
The history of hooding has two intertwined strands: forced and voluntary.