A.C. Thompson

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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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The epic battle by Steve Donziger to get Chevron to pay a $9.5 billion judgment he won in 2011 for its “mass industrial poisoning” of Indigenous Amazonian tribes in Ecuador has left…

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The Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.

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It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.

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Attorney Ronald Goldfarb offers a scathing indictment of American law and lawyers in his new book, The Price of Justice .

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Dr. Nathan Link explains how the medical science of decision-making has lots to offer America’s leaders.

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