Co-published with WBUR. An extensive review of Boston police reports reveals the majority of those arrested in “Operation Clean Sweep” were not charged with crimes like drug dealing, contrary to claims by city leaders and law enforcement.
Co-published with Fast Company Co.EXIST. Portsmouth, Ohio, is a small Rust Belt city ravaged by job loss and economic stagnation. Over time, prescription painkillers replaced the American Dream. When even the pills became too expensive, heroin replaced everything.