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Shane spent 26 months in an Iranian prison, an experience that led him to question prison practices in the U.S. He's using BEACON to fund a full year of in-depth, investigative reporting.

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The Prison Problem by Shane Bauer
by Shane Bauer
I’m going to spend an entire year investigating prisons in America. I’ll show you how U.S. prison practices are being exported to the rest of the worl... more »
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Four Cartoonists of the Apocalypse by The Rational Extremists
by The Rational Extremists
Back us and you'll get a no-holds barred battle between four of the funniest and most well respected political cartoonists today.
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Our Environmental Future by Climate Confidential
by Climate Confidential
Severe weather, drought, blackouts: today’s big stories are environmental stories. We'll highlight the headaches and the opportunities and help you le... more »
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The Death of Number 215 by Dan Walter
by Dan Walter
Our lives are at risk when corporate-driven medical care puts profits before patient safety. My stories get behind the corporate hype to expose the re... more »
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