Zoya Teirstein, Grist

Zoya Teirstein, Grist

Zoya Teirstein is a staff writer at Grist, covering climate change and health.

Boots on the Ground

By: - May 26, 2023

Stewart Rhodes, the infamous leader of the anti-government Oath Keeper militia, was standing on a street in Conroe, Texas, a city about 40 miles north of Houston. The sky was clear blue, but remnants of darker days were everywhere. Residents were shoveling up splintered lumber and debris. A boy holding a broom was halfheartedly scooping […]