Lori Yearwood is a freelance journalist who specializes in collapse and the recovery from collapse. A Contributing Editor at the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle and The American Prospect, among other publications. Photo © Preston Gannaway.
Co-published with Slate. A 22-year-old takes to the streets of a restless Salt Lake City.
Co-published with The Guardian. Despite a federal law that prohibits the shackling of expectant mothers, the 85% of incarcerated women who are in state prisons or …
Many Minorities Avoid Seeking Credit Due to Generations of Discrimination. Why That Keeps Them Back.
Co-published with CNBC (excerpt). Decades of discrimination by the government and America’s financial institutions have induced an almost trauma-like response in many people of color, making …
Co-published with The American Prospect. How medical-provider gouging burdens the homeless with debt and frustrates recovery.
Co-published with San Francisco Chronicle. Sleep deprivation haunts unhoused people, worsening the trauma that sometimes caused their unsheltered situations in the first place.