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Co-published with The Intercept. With such a vast displaced population, Tijuana is a place where people who did not intend to live there learn to become a community.
Co-published with The New York Times. Whatever happened to the "gangbanger"?
Co-published with TIME. Opponents of the current Medicaid program may look at the dollars only and not the human beings behind them.
Co-published with CityLab. An open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.
Co-published with CityLab. Usually, the public benefits of gambling deteriorate over time. But many American cities still pin their economic hopes on casinos.
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Oxford American with support from EHRP. What an unsolved double murder in Kentucky reveals about America’s military-industrial complex.
Co-published with Refinery29. How one family stays together when President Trump's Muslim Ban is keeping them apart.
Co-published with VICE. Buying a car and actually owning it in the eyes of the law are not the same thing. Some Americans are finding that out the hard way.
Co-published with VICE. Doctors are already getting spooked out of prescribing painkillers, and new rules could make life in some of America's struggling communities even worse.
Co-published with Bill Moyers & Company. For hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.
Co-published with 4Columns. On TV, the super-rich get away with it yet again.
Co-published with Proximity Magazine. On being skipped over or paraded in front of a crowd.
Co-published with The Guardian. By opening its doors to disillusioned Iranians such as artist Shahrzad Changalvaee, the US has welcomed some of its greatest minds. But what now?
Co-published with Reuters. Appalachia needs a new chance to do what it does best: make it work.
Co-published with Cosmopolitan. When Erica's twin sisters were adopted, she thought she'd still see them regularly. She was wrong.
Co-published with Refinery29. An intimate look at life in this "hidden gem" within New York City, through the eyes of the young women who live there.
Co-published with DAME Magazine. Activists like undocumented worker Sandra Henriquez have put their lives on the line to protest injustice. Under a Trump administration, progressives might want to follow their lead.