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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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Drilling for Fire in the Marcellus Shale by Josh Brokaw
by Josh Brokaw
Backers of fracking for natural gas say it's the future of energy independence for America; opponents say it's destroying our environment. Help me tel... more »
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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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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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