Bitcoin is hot – and it’s heating up the planet, too. Making bitcoin uses enormous amounts of power.
Digital Engagement Producer
Sarah Mirk (she/her) was a digital engagement producer for Reveal. Since 2017, she has worked as an editor at The Nib, an online daily comics publication focused on political cartoons, graphic journalism, essays and memoirs about current affairs. She works with artists to create nonfiction comics on a variety of complex topics, from personal narratives about queer identities to examinations of overlooked history. Before that, Mirk was the online editor of national feminist media outlet Bitch, a podcast host and a local news reporter. She is also the author of several books, including “Year of Zines,” a collection of 100 handmade zines, and “Guantanamo Voices,” a collection of illustrated oral histories of the world’s most infamous prison.
Behind the Blue Wall
A viral video embarrassed a Nashville, Tennessee, police captain – and exposed a toxic work culture that went beyond just one officer.
A Strike at the Heart of Roe
The most restrictive anti-abortion law in the country is now in effect in Texas. How the Lone Star State trumped Roe v. Wade.
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After Ayotzinapa Chapter 3: All Souls
A mother prays that she will one day know the truth about what happened to her son.
After Ayotzinapa Chapter 1: The Missing 43
From the beginning, families questioned the official story in the disappearance of 43 Mexican students. Now there’s a new search for the truth.
From wild anti-vaccine conspiracy theories to “Stop the Steal” and QAnon, we examine how misinformation swiftly spreads online – and the lives it disrupts.
Handcuffed and Unhoused
As homelessness rises, unhoused people often get entangled in a criminal justice cycle that leads back to the streets – or worse.
Mississippi Goddam Chapter 7: Reasonable Doubt
The final episode of Mississippi Goddam shares new revelations that cast doubt on the official story that Billey Joe Johnson accidentally killed himself.
Mississippi Goddam Chapter 6: Mississippi Justice
There have long been concerns about the quality of investigations into the suspicious deaths of young Black men in the state, especially when police are involved.
Amazon knows a lot about you. Customers trust that their data and purchases are kept secret and secure, but internal documents show the tech giant’s inability to safeguard its own data.