Companies with high-profile executives, big-name stars, or iffy corporate cultures are getting increased scrutiny.
By Susan Antilla in the Intercept.
The lawsuit alleges that Centerplate broke a long list of state labor laws. By Gabriel Thompson for Type Investigations.
After many years of treating the developing world as its environmental dumping ground, the U.S. is finally getting a taste of what it feels like to be on the receiving end of another country’s dangerous garbage. By Sharon Lerner in the Intercept.
“What is most difficult for us to imagine is not tragedy but the prospect of living in its aftermath.” By Matthieu Aikins in the New York Times Magazine, with photographs by Ross McDonnell.
In the poorest congressional district in the country, where thousands of people are arrested each year, one former cop with a complicated past has made high-profile prosecutions fall apart.
By Saki Knafo in The New York Times Magazine.
The first piece from Type Investigations’ Ida B. Wells Fellowship, class of 2018.
By Rebecca Rivas in
How Texas is failing foster kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate.
By Rebecca Grant in Texas Observer.
Ocasio-Cortez, like Chisholm before her, is driven by an urgency not typically found in American politicians.
By Mychal Denzel Smith in Esquire.
Seth Freed Wessler and Type Investigations win 2019 John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Award
Congratulations to Seth Freed Wessler and Type Investigations, who won for “The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos.’”
Great video capturing what Type Investigations is all about.
The New Yorker discovers Kristen R. Ghodsee‘s “smart, accessible book” Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism.
As the Justice in America Podcast returns for a second season, our fellow Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith III talk to Colorlines about the activists and organizations fighting to remake the nation’s criminal justice system.
By Josie Duffy Rice in Colorlines.
Yes, raises are important, but LA’s teachers are striking so their students have a fair shot at an education.
By Sarah Jaffe in The Nation.
The state had some of the worst voting laws in the country. It’s about to have some of the best.
By Ari Berman in Mother Jones.
What I learned from talking to more than 70 of my peers — and trying to buy a house.
By Reniqua Allen in the New York Times
Michael is trying to free himself from nearly $100,000 in student debt the only way he knows how: getting another degree.
By Reniqua Allen in BuzzFeed
Is the “American Dream” is still attainable?
Reniqua Allen on Book TV’s After Words.
PBS NewsHour invited Kristen Ghodsee, author of “Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism,” to discuss socialist concepts would make women’s lives more autonomous, manageable and fulfilling.
“Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires is not just eruditely informative, but also ambitiously revisionist.”
As the incarceration of mothers increases in the United States, who cares for the children left behind?
By Sylvia A. Harvey, in Virginia Quarterly Review
We were humbled to honor co-founders of March For Our Lives with the 2018 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. Thanks to Wyatt Cenac for a moving tribute to the courageous work of Delaney Tarr, Jaclyn Corin, and Avalon Fenster, and so many others.
Taxpayers have spent at least $40 million on Confederate monuments and groups that perpetuate racist ideology — in the last decade alone.
By Brian Palmer and Seth Freed Wessler in Smithsonian Magazine
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