Investigations

Treated Like Meat: Women in Meatpacking Say #MeToo
At the world’s largest pork processing company, Smithfield Foods, workers say as long as lines are moving fast, supervisors who sexually harass them get a free pass.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
Jeff Bezos’s Corporate Takeover of Our Lives
How Amazon’s relentless pursuit of profit is squeezing us all—and what we can do about it
David Dayen
Here’s Exactly Who’s Profiting from the War on Yemen
And how the U.S. could stop weapon sales if it wanted to.
Alex Kane
Below the Surface of ICE: The Corporations Profiting From Immigrant Detention
Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.
David Dayen
Behind Janus: Documents Reveal Decade-Long Plot to Kill Public-Sector Unions
The Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME is poised to decimate public-sector unions—and it’s been made possible by a network of right-wing billionaires, think tanks and corporations.
Mary Bottari
Exclusive Photos Contradict Coal CEO’s Claim He Had Nothing To Do with Rick Perry’s Coal Bailout
At a previously undisclosed March 29 meeting, Robert Murray gave Perry a hug and a wishlist. Six months later, Perry unveiled a controversial plan that echoed one of Murray's proposals.
Kate Aronoff
Who Owns Puerto Rico’s Debt, Exactly? We’ve Tracked Down 10 of the Biggest Vulture Firms
Financial firms are still fighting to get billions out of the bankrupt island as it tries to rebuild.
Joel Cintrón Arbasetti and Carla Minet
How Chicago’s Police Union Contract Ensures Abuses Remain in the Shadows
Activists are calling on the city to represent victims of police violence in upcoming contract negotiations.
Adeshina Emmanuel
At Angola Prison, Getting Sick Can Be a Death Sentence
A 6-month investigation into the largest maximum-security state prison in the country.
Katie Rose Quandt and James Ridgeway
Native Americans Are Being Killed by Police at a Higher Rate Than Any Other Group
These deaths are rarely covered in the media, but now, Native groups are organizing for justice in a growing Native Lives Matter movement.
Stephanie Woodard
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