Investigation

Investigation
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
The “Collateral Damage” of the U.S.’s Unofficial War in Somalia
"Surgical" U.S. air strikes in Somalia affect more than just their targets.
Amanda Sperber
InvestigationGoodman Institute
Israel’s Scheme To Defund the BDS Movement
Told they are enabling terrorists, banks cut off pro-Palestinian activists.
Alex Kane
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
Below the Surface of ICE: The Corporations Profiting From Immigrant Detention
Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.
David Dayen
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
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
InvestigationGoodman Institute
The Secret History of Superdelegates
In July, 712 Democratic officials will decide the nomination—just as the party planned it.
Branko Marcetic
InvestigationGoodman Institute
U.S. Prisons and Jails Are Threatening the Lives of Pregnant Women and Babies
Our 6-month investigation reveals the horrific and shameful conditions facing pregnant prisoners—and the inhumane treatment they receive.
Victoria Law
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Exposing the Myth of New Orleans Charter School ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years After Katrina
Miles Kampf-Lassin
InvestigationGoodman Institute
The Real War on Families: Why the U.S. Needs Paid Leave Now
Investigation reveals the devastating effects of the lack of paid family leave: Our data show nearly 1 in 4 employed mothers return to work within two weeks of childbirth.
Sharon Lerner
InvestigationGoodman Institute
Fracking the Poor
A 5-month investigation reveals that fracking operations in California are disproportionately concentrated in poor communities of color—and may be causing alarming health effects.
Hannah Guzik
InvestigationGoodman Institute
The Missing Native Vote
Nearly 50 years after the Voting Rights Act, American Indians still don't have equal access to the ballot box.
Stephanie Woodard