Co-published with The Guardian. Many of the workers risking their lives amid the pandemic are burdened with student debt. We owe them more than just applause.
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. An intimate look at how Minneapolis is rebuilding — and reforming — itself after the police killing of …
Co-published with Slate. Most states let courts fine teenagers. The debt is taking down their whole families.
Co-published with Pittsburgh City Paper. For people with disabilities, an extended stay in a rehab or nursing facility during a pandemic can be especially worrying.
Co-published with TalkPoverty. Payment deferment agreements shouldn't apply during the eviction moratorium. Landlords are trying to use them anyway.
Co-published with The Appeal. Public safety is not improved by stricter probation and parole rules, researchers have found.
Co-published with Esquire. The killing of George Floyd and the inequities of our pandemic response are rooted in the same toxic brew of negligence, intransigence, racist …