Video: Tijuana is a Hub of Exile and Hope for Deportees and Migrants

Video: Tijuana is a Hub of Exile and Hope for Deportees and Migrants

Leighton Woodhouse

MULTIMEDIA

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.

The Gangs of L.A.

The Gangs of L.A.

Joseph Rodriguez

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The New York TimesWhatever happened to the "gangbanger"?

Medicaid Was the Only Insurance That Tried to Save My Daughter

Medicaid Was the Only Insurance That Tried to Save My Daughter

Micaela Walker

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with TIME. Opponents of the current Medicaid program may look at the dollars only and not the human beings behind them. 

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Jessica McKenzie

ANALYSIS

Co-published with CityLabAn open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.

Why Casino-Driven Development Is a Roll of the Dice

Why Casino-Driven Development Is a Roll of the Dice

Melissa Chadburn 

CULTURE | ANALYSIS

Co-published with CityLabUsually, the public benefits of gambling deteriorate over time. But many American cities still pin their economic hopes on casinos.

 

A Town Under Trial

A Town Under Trial

Tamara Reynolds

PHOTOGRAPHY

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.

Till Travel Ban Do Us Part: One Couple’s Story From Across Donald Trump’s Divide

Till Travel Ban Do Us Part: One Couple’s Story From Across Donald Trump’s Divide

Kholood Eid and Alice Martins

NEWS | PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Refinery29. How one family stays together when President Trump's Muslim Ban is keeping them apart. 

When Your Used Car Makes You a Target for Cops

When Your Used Car Makes You a Target for Cops

David Dayen

NEWS | FEATURES

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.

 

The Feds Are About to Stick It to Pain Patients in a Big Way

The Feds Are About to Stick It to Pain Patients in a Big Way

Maia Szalavitz

NEWS | ANALYSIS

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.

 

 

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions

Jennifer Dworkin

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with Bill Moyers & CompanyFor hundreds of families, home is a car in a quiet parking lot.

America is a Home for the World's Most Talented, A Travel Ban Risks Losing Them

America is a Home for the World's Most Talented, A Travel Ban Risks Losing Them

Roya Hakakian

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianBy opening its doors to disillusioned Iranians such as artist Shahrzad Changalvaee, the US has welcomed some of its greatest minds. But what now?

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

FEATURES | ESSAYS

Co-published with Cosmopolitan. When Erica's twin sisters were adopted, she thought she'd still see them regularly. She was wrong.  

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

Maureen Drennan

PHOTOGRAPHY

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. 

 

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

If You're in the Fight, Get Ready to Do the Work

Melissa Chadburn

ESSAYS

Co-published with DAME MagazineActivists 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.

 

The Three Tactics That Took Trump from Outsider to Insider

The Three Tactics That Took Trump from Outsider to Insider

Alissa Quart

ANALYSIS

Co-published with ReutersToday, the process of a movement or a person going from outsider to insider, which once took years or even decades, happens in a matter of months.