A.C. Thompson

ProPublica

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A.C. Thompson is an investigative reporter for ProPublica.

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Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

Secret Facebook page contains vile images and messages targeted at Border Patrol

Customs and Border Protection says it’s opened an investigation into a secret Facebook group filled with racist and sexist posts from current and former border agents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump condemned Friday’s New Zealand mosque attack, but did not condemn the white supremacy motives of the gunman.

The link between Trump and white supremacists

President Trump condemned Friday’s New Zealand mosque attack, but did not condemn the white supremacy motives of the gunman.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been more than three weeks since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. But there are still a lot of lingering questions.

New PBS documentary looks at Neo-Nazis and hate in America

It’s been more than three weeks since the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. But there are still a lot of lingering questions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Amazon has taken bigger cuts of each transaction over the past seven years, and its artificially low prices contribute to inflation, says a Columbia law professor.

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LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.

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Employing what it calls “fractional ownership” for second homes, real estate startup Pacaso has left communities scrambling to regulate its model.

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