Aaron Miguel Cantú

Aaron Miguel Cantú is a Puffin Foundation Fellow with Type Investigations and a Los Angeles based investigative journalist. His reporting focuses on some of the most pressing issues of our time, including federal prosecutors targeting political protests; the power of the police and their role in society; and the transition away from fossil fuels, with an emphasis on environmental justice. He's received awards from the Association of Alternative News Media, the ACLU, and the Society of Professional Journalists, and contributed to a book, Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Police Violence and Resistance in the United States (Haymarket, 2016). He is currently based in Los Angeles.
Recent Work
How Trump Created Chaos on the Border

How Trump Created Chaos on the Border

Thousands of asylum-seekers were released into towns and cities near the border, straining local resources. Was the resulting havoc a product of negligence, incompetence, or something more sinister?
By Aaron Miguel Cantú for New Republic.

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