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Co-published with The Guardian. Across a cluster of low-income, mostly Black neighborhoods, toxic waste sites risk contaminating an aquifer and endangering the lives of residents with noxious emissions.

Co-published with the Third Squad Podcast. In Sangin, Afghanistan, Scott McEtchin told Elliott Woods that he joined the Marines to get his life together after a bout …

Co-published with The GuardianUnstable property rights mean Black southerners may survive a flood but lose their home, and it’s causing the racial wealth gap to grow larger.

Co-published with The New YorkerRenewed attention to antitrust has been focussed on Big Tech, but concentration in agriculture may be an underlying source of rural America’s pro-Trump …

Co-published with the Texas Observer and The GuardianNations once exterminated or displaced are now being asked to help bring in tourism dollars.

Co-published with High Country NewsMinnesota’s Riverview Dairy has deep pockets and long straws.

Co-published with 100 Days in AppalachiaCommunities across Appalachia, especially in Tennessee, are struggling to maintain hospital care.

Co-published with 100 Days in AppalachiaWith any hospital merger or acquisition, there’s a fear that those most in need, those in the most remote communities, will be …

Co-published with 100 Days in Appalachia. Rural communities throughout America are struggling with the question of how to continue to provide hospital care.

Co-published with The GuardianWhen wells run dry in the Willcox basin those who can afford to just dig deeper – leaving homes high and dry as the …

Co-published with The GuardianA collapse in the number of dairy farmers in states such as Minnesota is destroying livelihoods and hollowing out rural life.

Co-published with SlateWhat happens in a Whitopia as a red Georgia turns blue?

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