$1 Spent on Politics = $760 Gained from Federal Gov’t and More in MuckReads Weekly
The open enrollment season for health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act is open until Feb. 15, 2015. Our interactive tool lets you compare plans before you renew your insurance through the federal exchange.
Here’s some preparatory reading for the latest gender rights fight.
Jake Bernstein and Steve Engelberg discuss the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s weak oversight and the aftermath of the Carmen Segarra tapes.
Then-Chairman Ben Bernanke ordered an internal review of the previously undisclosed leak, which found its way into a newsletter for big investors.
Karla Brada Mendez thought that she was getting a second chance on life when she started going to AA meetings. But instead she met Eric Allen Earle, an AA old-timer with a violent past.
A Planes, Trains, And Automobiles Edition of MuckReads Weekly
Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new standards for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.
The amount of crude oil being carried on America’s railroads has grown enormously in recent years. Though the routes taken by crude-bearing trains is hidden from the public, safety-incident data reveals some of the routes.
A ProPublica analysis of federal government data adds new details to what's known about the routes taken by trains carrying crude oil. Local governments are often unaware of the potential dangers they face.
Pedro Hernandez's attorneys had argued that his interrogation was handled improperly and that he did not have the mental capacity to waive his rights against self-incrimination.
Senior reporter T. Christian Miller talks about the ProPublica and PBS Frontline investigation.
The way lenders and collectors pursue consumer debt has undergone an aggressive transformation in America. Collectors today don’t give up easy, often pursuing debts for years. It’s now routine for companies to sue debtors, then seize their wages or the cash in their bank accounts. For many people, these changes have profoundly affected their lives.
8 Stories in the Series. Latest:
Red Cross’ Latest Claim Includes ‘Donations of Blood’
ProPublica investigates the threats to privacy in an era of cellphones, data mining and cyberwar, including how citizens are digitally tracked by governments and corporations.
51 Stories in the Series. Latest:
Temp employment is climbing to record levels following the Great Recession. The system benefits brand-name companies but harms American workers through lost wages, high injury rates, few if any benefits, and little opportunity for advancement.
14 Stories in the Series. Latest: