No Other Option

“Across the country, medical boards allow abusive doctors to keep seeing patients. And patients addicted to opioids keep going back.”

Source: Texas Observer
Published: Oct 4, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,650 words)

The Police Brutality Video That Still Haunts McKinney, Texas

Olga Khazan revisits her hometown to ask McKinney residents how they’ve been faring since a 2015 viral video captured Eric Casebolt, a white police officer, using excessive force on Dajerria Becton, a black teenager, at an unauthorized pool party. Khazan soon finds that tensions in the community are still running high three years later, and that the fallout tracks with how private club pools and homeowners’ associations have historically provided a cover for redlining.

Source: CityLab
Published: Jul 23, 2018
Length: 13 minutes (3,448 words)

Parenting While Homeless

A profile of a family struggling to raise four kids in a Baltimore shelter.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Dec 8, 2015
Length: 19 minutes (4,945 words)

Into the Body of Another

Some states are jailing women for using drugs during pregnancy, but is incarceration the best approach?

Source: The Atlantic
Published: May 8, 2015
Length: 40 minutes (10,048 words)

Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy

Polyamorous people still face plenty of stigmas, but some studies suggest they handle certain relationship challenges better than monogamous people do.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Jul 21, 2014
Length: 22 minutes (5,504 words)