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The Disappeared Series

A collection of never-before-seen records shows what migrant children endure once they’ve been placed in U.S. custody.

The New Front in Voter Suppression

State legislators across the country are trying to dramatically increase voting-related prosecutions, inspired by Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election.

The Grab

An investigative journalist uncovers the money, influence, and alarming rationale behind covert efforts to control the most vital resource on the planet.

American Rehab

A treatment for drug addiction has turned tens of thousands of people into an unpaid, shadow workforce.

Mississippi Goddam

Reveal’s serial podcast investigates a story that is a reckoning of justice in America. Explore the series.

After Ayotzinapa

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.

The Bitter Work Behind Sugar Series

Millions of pounds of sugar is harvested for the U.S. each year in the Dominican Republic, where the grueling work means harsh conditions and low pay for Haitian migrants.

The Eugene L. Roberts Fund

The Eugene L. Roberts Fund honors the work of Gene Roberts, the legendary executive editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1972 to 1990.

Baseball Strikes Out

Baseball’s home run surge in the late ’90s and early 2000s was fueled by anabolic steroids. But fans didn’t want to hear the difficult truth about their heroes – and Major League Baseball refused to deal with a growing scandal.

How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong

Many schools teach reading using an approach that can actually make it harder for kids to learn. They’re taught 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.

A Miracle Cure for AIDS or Snake Oil?

In the 1990s, a Black doctor said he may have found a cure for AIDS – but federal regulators insisted it didn’t work. What was its true potential? This episode is a partnership with the Serum podcast from WHYY and Local Trance Media.