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Criminal Justice

Against their will

Powered by the internet, the sex trade is reaching into all corners of the country. Reveal takes us into hidden places – real and virtual – where people are exploited for sex.

Sep 10, 2016
Criminal Justice

Sick on the inside: What the Bureau of Prisons knew

The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.

Aug 27, 2016
Health Care

From A to Zika

The Zika virus already has spread swiftly across the island territory of Puerto Rico. And now, Miami is reporting its first cases in people infected by local mosquitoes. This week, Reveal takes us to the front lines of the battle against the disease.

Aug 6, 2016
Money and Politics

A welfare check

Today, only a quarter of welfare dollars actually goes toward basic assistance. On this hour of Reveal, we take a road trip with Marketplace’s new podcast “The Uncertain Hour” and find out the surprising ways different states use this money.

Jul 16, 2016
Criminal Justice

Update: Eyes on cops

Violence caught on video recently has been a painful reminder of the strained relations between the public and police. This friction is not new. What is new is the technology: cameras and smartphones that record and transmit the violence live or within minutes.

Jul 15, 2016
Border Patrol

Bordering on insecurity

On this episode of Reveal, our joint investigation with The Texas Tribune profiles federal border officials who were arrested for or convicted of acts of corruption that allegedly compromised their mission to stop crime and keep their country secure.

Jul 9, 2016
Education

Who’s getting rich off your student debt?

Just about everyone involved in the student loan industry these days – banks, private investors and even the federal government – makes money off the borrowers. On this episode of Reveal, we explore how this happened and who’s profiting from student debt.

Jul 2, 2016
Guns

After Orlando

This week’s attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the largest mass shooting in American history. On this hour of Reveal, we go to Orlando to hear from the LGBT community targeted by this violence.

Jun 18, 2016
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