Joe Manchins Dirty Empire

The West Virginia senator reaps big financial rewards from a network of coal companies with grim records of pollution, safety violations, and death.


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Joe Manchin’s Dirty Empire

Daniel Boguslaw

The West Virginia senator reaps big financial rewards from a network of coal companies with grim records of pollution, safety violations, and death.

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Biden’s Basic Question in a 2009 White House Meeting Exposed the Folly of the Afghanistan War

Ryan Grim

“If the government’s a criminal syndicate a year from now, how will troops make a difference?”

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Hurricane Ida Makes a Mockery of Big Oil’s Philanthropy

Sharon Lerner

During Hurricane Ida, energy companies briefly paused efforts to claim credit for combating the problems they’ve caused.

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I Reported on the War in Afghanistan. Was I Complicit in the Harm America Caused?

Vanessa Gezari

Moral injury describes the inner collapse we feel, as civilians on the margins of endless war, when our leaders betray the people who helped us.

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Secretive CBP Counterterrorism Teams Interrogated 180,000 U.S. Citizens Over Two-Year Period

Melissa del Bosque

Records from an ongoing FOIA lawsuit shed new light on the operations of CBP’s Tactical Terrorism Response Teams.

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Democrats Who Joined Republicans to Increase Military Budget Have Strong Defense Ties

Sara Sirota

The lawmakers crossed party lines to add $24 billion to Biden’s fiscal year 2022 defense budget.

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What the U.S. Could Have Bought After 9/11 Instead of a “War on Terror”

Jon Schwarz

We could have had a cooler planet, universal health care, and an end to the coronavirus pandemic — if we’d chosen life over death.

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Jair Bolsonaro’s Pro-Coup Rally: September 7 Is Shaping Up to Be Brazil’s January 6

Andrew Fishman

With his reelection prospects dimming, Bolsonaro’s supporters are ramping up their version of the pro-Trump rally that led to the Capitol riot.

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My Husband Died on 9/11. I Am Still Waiting for a Trial of His Killers.

Kristen Breitweiser

We haven’t brought any 9/11 conspirators to justice, despite torture and decades of war.

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