The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.
A reporter’s inside account of the arduous process of seeking justice in her own childhood sexual abuse case exposes discrepancies in prosecutors’ responses and spotlights a lack of accountability.
The Zika virus already has spread swiftly across the island territory of Puerto Rico. And now, Miami is reporting its first cases in people infected by local mosquitoes. This week, Reveal takes us to the front lines of the battle against the disease.
Why are mass killings so rare in Japan? Heavy regulation of firearms is one big reason – almost nobody owns a gun there.
Two decades after Bill Clinton signed his welfare reform law, most states have higher rates of families living in poverty and are spending a smaller percentage of their welfare dollars on basic assistance. What do those changes look like over time?
Today, only a quarter of welfare dollars actually goes toward basic assistance. On this hour of Reveal, we take a road trip with Marketplace’s new podcast “The Uncertain Hour” and find out the surprising ways different states use this money.
Violence caught on video recently has been a painful reminder of the strained relations between the public and police. This friction is not new. What is new is the technology: cameras and smartphones that record and transmit the violence live or within minutes.
On this episode of Reveal, our joint investigation with The Texas Tribune profiles federal border officials who were arrested for or convicted of acts of corruption that allegedly compromised their mission to stop crime and keep their country secure.
Just about everyone involved in the student loan industry these days – banks, private investors and even the federal government – makes money off the borrowers. On this episode of Reveal, we explore how this happened and who’s profiting from student debt.
On this episode of Reveal, we take an unprecedented look inside the multibillion-dollar private prison industry.