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These Men are Fighting to Abolish the Death Penalty — From Death Row

These Men are Fighting to Abolish the Death Penalty — From Death Row

Lauren Gill

FEATURES

Co-published with The Nation. Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty is the nation’s only anti–death penalty organization run by death-row prisoners.

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Honey Bees, Worker Bees, and the Economic Violence of Land Grabs

Melissa Chadburn

ESSAYS

Co-published with Longreads. Melissa Chadburn challenges her own belief that environmental justice issues are reserved for people of privilege.

The Crisis in Covering Indian Country

The Crisis in Covering Indian Country

Jenni Monet

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Columbia Journalism Review. There is no beat in the American legacy press devoted solely to covering the country’s 573 tribal nations. But there should be—and it should be assigned to an Indigenous journalist.

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor

Lori Teresa Yearwood

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.

Some Essential Reading for Ethically Compromised Parents

Some Essential Reading for Ethically Compromised Parents

Rich Benjamin

FEATURES

Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. The parents embroiled in the college admissions scandal could learn a thing or two from these selected readings on inequality in the higher-education system.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

Cynthia Jeub

ESSAYS

Co-published with HuffPost. Twelve years ago, Cynthia Jeub appeared on a TLC reality TV show featuring large families. But the cameras didn’t capture everything, especially the abuse she suffered at the hands of her “Quiverfull” parents.

How Fatherhood Alters Your View of the World

How Fatherhood Alters Your View of the World

Rian Dundon & David Gonzalez

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The New York Times. Following the birth of his daughter, Rian Dundon documented the messiness and gravity surrounding his new role in life.

Ranching Families on Cheyenne River Reservation Face a Choice

 Ranching Families on Cheyenne River Reservation Face a Choice

Kenneth Dickerman, Emily Schiffer, Dawnee LeBeau & Sylvia Picotte

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The Washington Post. Staying in an industry they can’t keep up with or leaving the only life they’ve known.

The Shutdown Is Great for Lenders

The Shutdown Is Great for Lenders

Susie Cagle

FEATURES

Co-published with The Nation. Over 800,000 furloughed workers missed two paychecks during the most recent government shutdown. And credit unions, banks, and finance companies reaped the rewards.

Teachers, EMTs, Firefighters and Other American Heroes Deserve a Tax Break

Teachers, EMTs, Firefighters and Other American Heroes Deserve a Tax Break

David Wallis

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Washington Post. Such a policy would increase retention of public servants, boost morale and serve as a ladder to millions of people who keep us safe, teach our kids and heal our wounds.

Buying a New Purse? This Startup Wants to Help You Pay For It — But Could Also Get You Into Debt.

Buying a New Purse? This Startup Wants to Help You Pay For It — But Could Also Get You Into Debt.

Susie Cagle

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with Vox. Afterpay is the latest company to target young shoppers looking for a deal.

Money Talks, But Does Anyone Understand What It's Saying?

Money Talks, But Does Anyone Understand What It's Saying?

Rich Benjamin

ANALYSIS

Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. Nowhere is the power of language so stealthy and destructive as the world of high finance.

‘Middle Class’ Once Meant Stability and Now Means Fragility

‘Middle Class’ Once Meant Stability and Now Means Fragility

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with The San Francisco Chronicle. The meaning of middle-class life has altered from something stable to implied economic fragility.