Kai Wright

Kai Wright

Kai Wright is editor and host of WNYC’s Narrative Unit and a columnist for The Nation magazine. He was the host of WNYC’s podcasts There Goes the Neighborhood and The United States of Anxiety. Throughout his career, Kai’s reporting and writing has focused on racial justice, economic inequity, healthcare, and sexuality. He is the former editorial director of Colorlines and a longtime fellow of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. Last updated July 2017


Bad Credit

It’s easy to fall down the payday lending rabbit hole. And the industry is adapting so quickly to new regulations, you just may never get out.

Counting on the Census

A close look at the race gap in the census, which means large numbers of African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans aren’t counted when budgets and political districts are set.


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