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The Wisconsin Senate Race and the Anger of Conservative Women
The Republican Leah Vukmir challenges the incumbent Tammy Baldwin, offering a less fashionable sort of female rage.
By Meghan O’GieblynOctober 22, 2018
To Free Detained Children, Immigrant Families Are Forced to Risk Everything
Under a new Trump Administration policy, family members who come forward to claim unaccompanied minors can now be arrested and deported if they are here illegally.
By Jonathan BlitzerOctober 16, 2018
How Carbon Trading Became a Way of Life for California’s Yurok Tribe
A carbon-offset project, the first of its kind in the U.S., has become the tribe’s main source of discretionary income. But the plan remains controversial.
By Carolyn KormannOctober 10, 2018
Rural Georgians Want Medicaid, but They’re Divided on Stacey Abrams, the Candidate Who Wants to Expand It
In a state that has rejected federal Medicaid expansion, Dr. Karen Kinsell is the last line of defense between her impoverished patients and a world without professional medical care.
By Charles BetheaOctober 9, 2018
The Final Days of the Brett Kavanaugh Protests
“We actually can’t believe that we have to fight this hard,” one protester said, as it became clear toward the end of this week that the battle to thwart Kavanaugh’s confirmation would fall short.
By Emily WittOctober 7, 2018
How the Kavanaugh Protests Reached the National Stage
It had seemed, at the start of the morning, that the protesters were there to express their endurance. But by midmorning the day had veered in another direction.
By Emily WittSeptember 30, 2018
Trump’s Public-Charge Rule Is a One-Two Punch Against Immigrants and Public Assistance
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced a new proposal to dramatically expand the list of public benefits that the government would treat as “negative factors” in visa and green-card applications.
By Jonathan BlitzerSeptember 28, 2018
How Chicago’s Public Schools Are Teaching the History of Police Torture
A new citywide curriculum has been one of the most ambitious, and potentially fraught, educational initiatives anywhere in the country.
By Thai JonesSeptember 27, 2018
After Florence, Manure Lagoons Breach, and Residents Brace for the Rising Filth
As of noon on Thursday, according to North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality, a hundred and thirty-two of the state’s roughly four thousand hog-waste lagoons were compromised or close to being compromised.
By Charles BetheaSeptember 21, 2018
For the Victims of Florence, Trump Needs to Prove that He Can Get Hurricane Recovery Right
Residents of flood-stricken North Carolina and officials at all levels of government hope for a stronger federal response than what came after Hurricane Maria.
By Doug Bock Clark and Charles BetheaSeptember 20, 2018
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