Washed Away: How Disaster Relief Leaves Kentucky’s Landslide Victims Behind
Co-published with Grist. Landslides are one of Kentucky's costliest natural disasters. Climate change is increasing their danger.
The US struggle to pay for food: ‘No matter how well you budget, you will run out of something’
Co-published with The Guardian. Why have some US states opted out of nearly $4bn in emergency funds that would have helped their poorest residents?
My Marriage Was Broken. The Coronavirus Lockdown Saved It.
Co-published with HuffPost. We were so broke we broke up. Then a deadly disease broke the markets and brought us back together.
Black Lung Disease is Still Killing Miners. The Coal Industry Doesn’t Want to Hear It
Co-published with The Guardian. Today’s black lung rates are higher than 50 years ago, affecting men as young as their 30s, and in Kentucky their right …
“We Should Try to Preserve Humanity”
Co-published with Oxford American. The third installment in a series of four posts, featuring films produced in collaboration between the youth filmmakers of the 2016 Summer …
“You Will Come Here, and There Will Be Magical Things Happening”
Co-published with Oxford American. The films and filmmakers of the Summer Documentary Institute at Appalshop’s Appalachian Media Institute.
A Town Under Trial
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Oxford American with support from EHRP. What an unsolved double murder in Kentucky reveals about America’s military-industrial complex.
The Ballad of Harlan County
Co-published with Oxford American. Elyssa East grapples with the dichotomous legacies left by her family in Kentucky's coal country.