Journalist Mark Arax sifts through the aftermath of California’s deadliest wildfire to expose the governmental negligence, forest mismanagement, unregulated urban growth, and PG&E’s corruption, that put thousands of people in the path of the blaze.
After two decades of research and development, WA 38 lands this fall. It could disrupt an entire industry. It’s an apple.
When artist Stephanie Montgomery told the police that she was raped at work, neither they nor her manager helped, so she sought justice her way.
Studying glaciers has taught science about the Earth’s age and natural cycles. So what does the death of one California glacier tell us about our future?
Sometimes the question was if. Usually, though, it was when. Debra said that she would kill herself before she lost herself completely. She would wait for as long as she could because she did not want to die, but she wouldn’t wait too long.
This is how the children of undocumented immigrants live in a purgatory between two cultures when they get sent “back” to a country where they didn’t grow up.
Around the country, a network of women like Mily Treviño-Sauceda and Valentina are helping Latina farm-workers escape domestic violence and abuses at work, learn their rights, and connect with social services. They believe that if immigrants can’t confront violence at home, they can never combat workplace discrimination.
The Bangalore-based tech company called Infosys employs more people than Facebook and Google combined. It builds and maintains software for large American companies, and it helped build India’s IT industry. Now that industry is bracing for not only massive layoffs, but what the author calls the end of “India’s dominance of IT services”.
Las Vegas has long been more of a metaphor than a city, a place to lose yourself — or at least lose your money. But now also it’s a city tied up with a new identity of death and mourning, a city that is #VegasStrong. “The city passed all the expected emotions to pivot to strength,” writes Amanda Fortini. “What about #VegasSad, they joked, or #VegasAngry, or #VegasDepressed?”
A feature on a growing secret network women who — bucking the law and the medical establishment — are getting trained to offer abortions, safely and inexpensively, in the privacy of women’s homes.