Automated license plate readers are collecting and sharing tons of data across state lines, according to records from nearly 200 police departments nationwide.
There’s a connection between the militarization at the border and urban policing in American cities like Ferguson, Chicago, and Baltimore.
A pair of experts from the Brookings Institution talk about how to bridge the growing economic gulf between America’s coastal boomtowns and the rest.
Why do political leaders portray asylum seekers and refugees as an invading army? Because it’s very effective.
This deliciously wonky interactive map is a reminder for midterm voters that, when it comes to electoral politics, “deviation from the norm is the norm.”
According to a new report, 24 out of 3,200 counties see around half of all of ICE’s community arrests.
In her new book, Alex Rosenblat talked with drivers in 25 cities to trace the story of how ride-hailing redefined the nature of work.
A new analysis by the Science vs. podcast team crunches the numbers on which New York City blocks are seeing spikes in calls complaining about other residents.
In her new documentary, journalist Assia Boundaoui explores the effect of constant surveillance on her predominantly Muslim neighborhood in suburban Illinois.
The perception of demographic change can be more powerful than the reality of it, according to new research on how white residents can feel threatened by racial and ethnic shifts.
New research shows that boosting paychecks could help people stay out of jail.
New research shows that communities just miles apart that look similar may offer vastly different chances to climb up the economic ladder.
A new report by a government watchdog finds that a controversial program that allows local police to participate in immigration enforcement is spreading—but without proper training and oversight.
A new DHS “public charge” rule seeks to bar low-income immigrants if they’re likely to use food stamps and public housing. But critics say that it’s not about saving money.