America’s Worst Graveyard Shift Is Grinding Up Workers

Companies pay undocumented immigrants low wages to sanitize dangerous slaughterhouse equipment quickly, under pressure and cloak of night, because undocumented workers don’t always understand their worker rights, and they want to avoid deportation. This is the human cost of America’s affordable meat.

Published: Dec 29, 2017
Length: 16 minutes (4,041 words)

Inside Alabama’s Auto Jobs Boom: Cheap Wages, Little Training, Crushed Limbs

A powerful in-depth look at the human costs of bringing auto parts factory jobs to Alabama — with inadequate training for employees and unreasonable expectations for output. “American consumers are not going to want to buy cars stained with the blood of American workers.”

Published: Mar 24, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,588 words)

How Hampton Creek Sold Silicon Valley on a Fake-Mayo Miracle

A vegan food company used false claims and “deployed a national network of contractors to secretly buy back” its products from grocery stores to raise millions from investors.

Published: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 17 minutes (4,479 words)