Bumpy Ride: Why America’s Roads Are in Tatters

“Roads symbolize one of the fundamental contracts between a government and its citizens,” Dale Maharidge reports in Harper’s Magazine, with support from the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. “If the roads are failing, it means government is failing.”

Published: Nov 1, 2017
Length: 12 minutes (3,000 words)

A Photographic Chronicle of America’s Working Poor

Writing Dale Maharidge and photographer Matt Black traveled through Maine, Ohio, and California for this piece updating the landmark study of the American working poor, Now Let Us Praise Famous Men.

Source: Smithsonian
Published: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 22 minutes (5,590 words)