This Week’s Podcast
Companies across the South profited off the forced labor of people in prison after the Civil War – a racist system known as convict leasing.Listen Now
If an inquiry by Homeland Security Investigations leads to criminal charges against Central Romana Corp. or company executives, it would be “unprecedented,” one former agent says.
‘If the Police Don’t Believe You, They Might Prosecute You’: How Officers Turn Victims of Sexual Assault Into Suspects
Research shows the debilitating effects of sexual trauma on memory and behavior. But when investigating reports of sex crimes, police sometimes twist trauma responses into evidence of false reporting.
How a scandal-plagued health care giant profits off a failing child welfare system.
Federal agencies have been padding their environmental stats with a strategy that’s too cheap, too carbon-heavy and too easy to make a difference.
Reveal fights to make corporate diversity data public.
Reveal’s serial podcast investigates a story that is a reckoning of justice in America.
In 2014, students from a rural college in Mexico came under attack by police. Six people were killed and 43 young men disappeared without a trace.
Millions of pounds of sugar are harvested for the U.S. each year in the Dominican Republic, where the grueling work means harsh conditions and low pay for Haitian migrants.
Amazon’s internal records expose the true toll of its relentless drive for domination.
Reveal’s investigation into how domestic abusers are allowed to keep their guns – with deadly consequences.
A collection of never-before-seen records shows what migrant children endure once they’ve been placed in U.S. custody.
A treatment for drug addiction has turned tens of thousands of people into an unpaid shadow workforce.
Federal law has put thousands of women on anti-addiction medications into an impossible bind: Give up your treatment or risk losing your child.
Toforest Johnson has been on Alabama’s death row for 25 years. Now, his conviction is being called into question.
When police kill someone, they have to notify the family. Some officers are using that moment for something else.
How “work requirements” spawned a lucrative industry profiting off people in need.
For 50 years, the idea of making psychedelic drugs legal again was unthinkable. Now, even conservative lawmakers are supporting efforts to approve psychedelics as a treatment for veterans with PTSD.
How the country’s biggest psychiatric hospital chain is profiting off kids trapped in a broken child welfare system.
A young mom with a daughter to support puts up with her boss’s crude behavior, until one night she says he goes too far. She goes to the police – but that doesn’t solve her problem. It creates a new one.
Many schools teach reading using an approach that can actually make it harder for kids to learn. Kids are taught to use strategies like “look at the picture” and “think of a word that makes sense.” This episode is a partnership with American Public Media’s Sold a Story podcast.
Secret undercover recordings reveal an FBI operation to infiltrate Denver’s racial justice protests in 2020. Reveal partners with the podcast Alphabet Boys to take listeners inside that investigation.
Around the world, governments are spying on journalists with hacking software originally designed to capture criminals.
New revelations cast doubt on the official story that Billey Joe Johnson accidentally killed himself.