Even after a major class action suit required Illinois to revamp its prison healthcare system, doctors whose alleged neglect resulted in major injury or death still remain on the prison system payroll.
Environment & Health
Border Patrol agents tear though the Arizona desert.
“Waiting for Tearah” follows a family’s struggle to navigate America’s mental health care system, and explores the often unseen costs of care.
How the American nuclear industry downplays the threat of climate-induced flooding.
Protesters were characterized as a threat to national security in what one calls an attempt to criminalize their actions.
Mariam Abdullah died by suicide after the teen spent much of the final two years of her life in solitary confinement.
The Trump administration pried open an environmental ‘jewel’ for oil and gas exploration — by distorting the work of its own scientific experts.
How the plastics industry is fighting to keep polluting the world.
A sustained effort to weaken federal authority over public land could undermine protections for threatened and endangered species.
Throughout the country parents of children with severe mental illness feel pressured to give up custody to obtain treatment
The EPA’s Bungled Response to an Air Pollution Crisis Exposes a Toxic Racial Divide
How Texas is failing foster kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate
The history of an outpost on the Underground Railroad could be lost.
A protest at a BP plant in Indiana landed campaigners in a federal surveillance report, documents show.
Despite legal concerns, the Trump administration is pushing ahead.
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect have been made against programs for people with developmental disabilities.
DOI quietly rescinded two memos that provided guidance on protecting vulnerable communities.
The Trump administration can decrease global warming by improving refrigerators and air-conditioners.
Although some of the biggest companies poured money into a campaign to stop an ordinance, the locals won.
When big oil companies want to monitor activists, they turn to Welund.