From ig Publishing, a new book by Trevor Aaronson on the FBI’s manufactured cases of terrorism. Called The Terror Factory, the book expands on Aaronson’s award winning article published in Mother Jones. With a fellowship from the University of California-Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program, and a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, Aaronson exposed how the FBI concocted schemes, using informants to ...

Marilyn Berlin Snell reports from Thoreau, New Mexico, about the reasons behind a suicide epidemic among Navajo teens. “At the far end of the street, next to the Zuni Mountain pawn shop, is a dirt-packed and weedy cemetery. Plastic gladioli and roses decorate many of the graves, a few newly turned, offering the road’s only splash of color. Some of the ...

(Bobi, Niger State, Nigeria) – Reporting for Premium Times and the Daily Trust, Idris Akinbajo finds widespread fraud in the Nigerian federal government program intended to fight poverty and meet Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). His three-part series found that toilets built for school children were “actually pit latrines with no water. They were so poorly constructed that they were damaged by ...