Investigative Stories

At the Border in 2024

Mar 25, 2024
A decade of anti-immigrant rhetoric and unstable, post-pandemic conditions in the Global South have coalesced into a multibillion-dollar, election-year battle to keep poor people in Latin America from accessing the United States. This Dig series seeks to explore: What is it like to traverse this landscape as a migrant, and what would it look like if we opened it all up?
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The Farce of Microsoft’s Anti-Racism and the Capture of Academia

Apr 17, 2023
In recent years, most large tech corporations have begun pushing anti-racism public relations and touting their donations to Black causes. There is no company more steeped or skilled in this practice than the elder of the group, Microsoft. By deploying fleets of flacks, messaging professionals and hired intellectuals, the company has managed to maintain a pristine image as a “moral leader” of Big Tech, while avoiding and deflecting attention from its deep and sordid history of collaboration with police, prisons, intelligence agencies and militaries.