Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform Topics: Dispatches, Immigration Reform, Immigration, Deportation
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 07:00

Inside Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, the newly prolonged wait for immigration reform is drearily familiar.

How Fast Food Companies Steal Workers' Pay Topics: Economy, Jobs Crisis, How We Eat
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 07:00

Corporations like Burger King and Domino’s pay close attention to every detail of their franchisees business–except how they keep labor costs down.

The Missionary Movement to 'Save' Black Babies Topics: Health, Gender & Sexuality, War on Women
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 07:40

Akiba Solomon looks inside the anti-abortion movement’s evangelical drive to reach “urban” and “underserved” women and communities.

From Arizona to Montana, Native Voters Struggle for Democracy Topics: Politics, Voting Rights, 2012 Election
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 09:39

Natives have proven crucial to Democrats’ success across the West, but their struggle for democracy remains one of the least acknowledged, ugly realities of every election.

Nearly 205K Deportations of Parents of U.S. Citizens in Just Over Two Years Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes, Immigration Reform
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 09:45

New data obtained by shows the disturbing pace of parental deportation has not changed, despite ICE vow to use greater “discretion.”

In Virginia, 350K Would-Be Voters Wait for Democracy's Slow Return Topics: Voting Rights, 2012 Election, Politics, Criminal Justice
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 09:28

Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.

How Native Voters Are Routinely Disenfranchised in Arizona Topics: 2012 Election, Politics, Voting Rights
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 10:00

From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.

Collateral Damage in the War on Women Topics: War on Women, 2012 Election, Health, Gender & Sexuality, Gender Matters
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 09:54

Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.

How the Tea Party's Building a 'Poll Watcher' Network for November Topics: 2012 Election, Politics, Voting Rights
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 09:43

True the Vote began as a small outfit in Houston three years ago. Now, its agenda for intimidating voters reaches all across the country.

How the 'Best Interest' Bias of Family Court Threatens Immigrant Parents Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 09:27

As recent news shows, determining what’s in a kid’s best interest is far from an objective standard. It’s easily swayed by biases about poor people, about undocumented people, about people of color.