Investigations

Shemoi Edwards
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests
During an outbreak at Etowah County Detention Center, immigrants say solitary confinement was also used as medical isolation, against ICE guidelines.
Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven
Healthcare Workers Are Organizing Like Their Lives Depend On It
Faced with ongoing PPE shortages and employer obfuscation about deadly outbreaks, more hospital staff are seeing on-the-job solidarity as essential work.
Alice Herman
This Democrat Is Vying for a Powerful Foreign Affairs Role. His Ties To Right-Wing Groups in Colombia Could Haunt Him.
Rep. Gregory Meeks worked with Colombian politicians tied to right-wing paramilitaries to help push for a corporate-friendly "free trade" deal.
Sarah Lazare and Maurizio Guerrero
Trump's Online SNAP Program Helps Amazon and Walmart, But Leaves Rural People Behind
The government's online food assistance program doesn’t include independent grocers and ignores the gaps in rural infrastructure.
Bryce Oates and Debbie Weingarten
The Supreme Court Said Their Sentencing Was Unconstitutional. But They’re Still Behind Bars.
Despite SCOTUS rulings against life without parole sentences for juveniles, most who received that sentence remain incarcerated.
Katie Rose Quandt
Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive
Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government.
Christine MacDonald
Inside the Endless Nightmare of Indefinite Detention Under “Civil Commitment”
After serving their criminal sentence, these men discover their punishment may never be over.
Sarah Lazare
The Catholic Church Siphoned Away $30 Million Paid to Native People for Stolen Land
Free, government-funded schools were rarely built on reservations—meaning that for many Native families, Catholic mission schools were the only option.
Mary Annette Pember
Is Building Missiles ‘Essential’? The U.S. Government Thinks So.
Some workers in the defense industry question why they're required to stay on the job, and many are worried about safety.
Taylor Barnes
10 Years Ago, We Pledged To Help Haiti Rebuild. Then What Happened?
Hundreds of millions in aid went to U.S. corporations and the U.S. military. A fraction went to Haitian institutions.
Isabel Macdonald
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