US Border National Parks Increasingly Fortified by Surveillance
Al Jazeera English
Surveillance by US authorities on US-Mexico border threatens public land, environment and Indigenous rights, experts say.
Investigation supported by the Reporting the Border Fellowship with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the Border Center for Journalists & Bloggers (BCJB.)
Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have
Bureaucratic loopholes, jurisdictional gaps, discrimination foster an epidemic of missing and murdered Native Americans.
‘Disease Detectives’ on Contact Tracing a Reckless President
New York Magazine
CDC veterans call White House superspreader outbreak of COVID-19 inevitable.
As Tensions Rise Along the U.S.–Mexico Border, Cross-Border Ecosystems Suffer
Safety concerns, decreased funding and tightened border policies are inhibiting efforts to understand and protect biodiversity in fragile ecosystems that don’t know or care what country they’re in.
What If This Were Your Kid?
Young offenders in solitary confinement experience gaps in their education that can leave them unprepared to return to school after release—if they return at all.
The Reluctant Undertakers
Policies for caring for the remains of someone who dies on the street vary greatly by city.
Public Universities Get an Education in Private Industry
Can academic researchers remain impartial if they are beholden to corporate money?
Investigation supported by the McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism.
This former Philadelphia cop had an incredibly simple plan to keep kids out of prison. Don’t arrest them.
The Washington Post
Philadelphia's former deputy police commissioner is on a mission to keep children out of prison, with a police-led school diversion program that is showing impressive results.
Musicians Add ‘Counterterrorism Briefing’ to Pre-Grammy Schedule
In light of the recent attacks on concerts, Grammy weekend features counterterrorism briefing for musicians with State Department and European Union officials.
The Return of the One-Named Man
After 50 years of a mononymous life, the eldest son of civil rights legend Dick Gregory is ready to make a change.
The Global Legacy of Quebec’s Subsidized Child Daycare
With more than two decades behind it, the Quebec program that spawned an affordable child care model has some lessons for the rest of the world.
Sacramento's Quest to End Solitary for Kids
A youth detention facility in Sacramento is working to end punitive solitary confinement nationwide.
Reporting supported by a grant from the Solutions Journalism Network.
DR Congo Faces Food Insecurity Despite Aid
In war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, aid is not turning into food security - leaving populations close to famine.
Investigation supported by the International Women's Media Foundation's African Great Lakes Reporting fellowship.
Cash and Tech Replace Bags of Rice in Urban Humanitarian Aid
New approaches to humanitarian aid in Jordan and elsewhere focus on efficiency, necessity, and dignity.
America's Only Coup D'État
Southern Poverty Law Center Magazine
White supremacists led a massacre of African-Americans in Wilmington, N.C. in 1898, and it's been largely erased from history.
Refugees given a chance to grow their future in US
A new agricultural programme provides resettled refugees land, education, and support for a future in farming.