When A House Is Not A Home: An investigation into conditions, care, and treatment in select group homes for people with intellectual disabilities in Louisiana
By Mary Grant, Food and Water Watch
If you're a regular denizen of a U.S. city, water infrastructure is probably out of sight and out of mind - that is until you have to boil your water before drinking it, or your water bill skyrockets, or a clogged sewer pipe swamps your lawn or a broken water main floods the road stopping traffic.Read more »
By Eric Lotke, SEIU
The private prison industry is on the march. In recent months the industry moved to take over 24 state prisons in southern Florida and buy five prisons in Ohio. Now it's making moves in Michigan.
But the industry doesn't always win. Resistance isn't futile.Read more »