The City That Kicked Cops Out of Schools and Tried Restorative Practices Instead
Here’s what happens when a school rethinks punishment.
Inside Lockheed Martin’s Sweeping Recruitment on College Campuses
The engineering degree to defense industry pipeline.
Raising a $1-a-Day Wage Seems Like a No-Brainer. Not to Congress.
Private prisons for immigrants rake in millions a year by paying pennies an hour.
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In Small-Town Georgia, A Broken Taillight Can Lead to Spiraling Debt
Reforms to curb predatory private probation haven’t worked.
Mining Companies Strike Gold by Destroying Public Lands
Indigenous tribes sound the alarm about a mining boom
“Queremos Vivir”: The Workers Who Wouldn’t Die for the Pentagon
Maquiladora workers in the border city of Mexicali strike against working conditions.
The Big Business Behind Travel Nursing
During the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for nurses—already understaffed—surged to even higher levels, and travel nurses deployed to fill the gaps.
How Workers at Beverage Giant Refresco Defeated a “Notorious” Union Buster
Refresco has waged a prolonged and costly fight to stop the workers from unionizing.
Biden's Treatment of Asylum-Seekers Looks a Lot Like Trump's
Migrants are being whisked away in the night, without a hearing, on “public health” grounds.
A "Green" Product That’s Dirty To Make, and a Fight Between Danish Manufacturers and West Virginians
Who bears the pollution costs of manufacturing “eco-friendly" products?
With Covid Delays, You May Die Waiting for Disability Benefits
Disabled people already had to cut through a lot of red tape to get benefits. Coronavirus made it even harder.
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.
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.
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
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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.
Inside the Endless Nightmare of Indefinite Detention Under “Civil Commitment”
After serving their criminal sentence, these men discover their punishment may never be over.
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.
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.
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.
Israel’s Scheme To Defund the BDS Movement
Told they are enabling terrorists, banks cut off pro-Palestinian activists.
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