Ian Urbina

former New York Times reporter, founder of the journalism nonprofit The Outlaw Ocean Project

Guest

National Correspondent for the New York Times

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In Tripoli, several warehouses have been turned into secret prisons to hold thousands of migrants, sometimes indefinitely, and under the most inhumane conditions.

Migrants want new lives in Europe, are caught and imprisoned in Libya

In Tripoli, several warehouses have been turned into secret prisons to hold thousands of migrants, sometimes indefinitely, and under the most inhumane conditions.

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The  Gulf oil spill  is producing hundreds of lawsuits in several states, but federal judges are bowing out because of investments in the oil industry.

The Oil Industry and the Government

The Gulf oil spill is producing hundreds of lawsuits in several states, but federal judges are bowing out because of investments in the oil industry.

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Help for Haiti?: The Work Has Just Begun

In Haiti, humanitarian aid workers are finally getting systems in place to distribute aid.

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