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The Fight Against Trump’s Other Family Separation Policy

The Fight Against Trump’s Other Family Separation Policy

E. Tammy Kim

FEATURES

Co-published with The New York Review of BooksThe Trump administration’s plan to terminate the Temporary Protected Status program, if successful, will separate more than a quarter million citizen children from their immigrant parents.

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

The Scarlet E, Episode 1: "Why?"

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. We have an eviction epidemic in this country. We’ve had one for a long time. And in this new four-part series from On the Media, host Brooke Gladstone will seek out the why and the wherefore — in search, ultimately, of a cure.

What I've Seen As A Nanny In One Of America's Richest Zip Codes

What I've Seen As A Nanny In One Of America's Richest Zip Codes

Elizabeth Gollan

FEATURES

Co-published with Romper. As a culture we are too technological, too cool, too busy to value child rearing. We nannies feel differently.

A Stay at Kings County

A Stay at Kings County

Charlie Gross

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The New York Review of Books. While for some their stays at Kings County may pave the way back to stability, many have daunting prognoses and face a healthcare system that all but guarantees future trips back to the psych ER. 

Some NYCHA Residents Raise Fire Safety Concerns

Some NYCHA Residents Raise Fire Safety Concerns

Michael Simpson

ARTICLES

Co-published with CityLimits.org. Fire safety is a life-threatening problem at Butler Houses, one of a cluster of public-housing complexes in the Claremont Village section of the Bronx. 

Episode 9: 'You Just Sit There and Wait for the Next Day to Come'

Episode 9: 'You Just Sit There and Wait for the Next Day to Come'

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC StudiosIn many counties, pre-trial juvenile offenders are still put in solitary. In this episode, WNYC teams up with The Marshall Project to investigate how widespread the practice remains.

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC StudiosKate Hawes has been making custom solid wood furniture in Brooklyn for 20 years until her landlord decided to raise the rent by 25 percent in one year.

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Brooklyn resident Junior Allende is planting a flag — actually many of them — along the Fifth Avenue entrance to Sunset Park as a protest against gentrification.

 

Automation Is a Real Threat. How Can We Slow Down the March of the Cyborgs?

Automation Is a Real Threat. How Can We Slow Down the March of the Cyborgs?

Alissa Quart

FEATURES

Co-published with The GuardianInstead of working to give robots personhood status, we should concentrate on protecting human workers – and decelerate the push to automate jobs.

New York’s Housecleaners Become Collateral Damage in Airbnb Crackdown

New York’s Housecleaners Become Collateral Damage in Airbnb Crackdown

Abby Ellin

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Fortune. As New York City limits Airbnb rentals, the cottage industries that serviced them has been hit particularly hard.

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

The Serious Dangers of Tampons—And You Have to Pay Taxes on Them as Well

Laura Strausfeld

ANALYSIS

Co-published with Alternet. Now that we’re living under a political regime hostile to women's health, there's more risk than ever for those using this essential commodity.

Emotional Photos From Inside a Childbirth and Abortion Clinic

Emotional Photos From Inside a Childbirth and Abortion Clinic

Alice Proujansky

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Cosmopolitan. As Kayla Jones, 28, kisses her 2-year-old daughter, Lola, good-bye this morning, she doesn’t know if she’ll spend the day working with women who are joyfully welcoming or somberly ending their pregnancies.

A 300-Foot Wealth Gap in Yonkers

A 300-Foot Wealth Gap in Yonkers

Melissa Bunni Elian

PHOTOGRAPHY

This story originally appeared in The New York Times with support from EHRP. Melissa Bunni Elian captured the lives of two families in Yonkers, one in an affluent area and the other in the city’s gritty southwest section. 

 

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

How One Wealthy School Fights Inequality

Bliss Broyard

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with TIME. Public schools in wealthy Manhattan neighborhoods are pitching in so that low-income students can have the same level of resources as they do.

Unequal Lives

Unequal Lives

Eric Alterman

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with Dissent MagazineOne of the most pressing causes of economic inequality is spatial inequality. But to solve this big problem, you first have to understand it.