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The Millions New York Counties Coulda Got

projects.propublica.org — In 1999, New York counties had a choice to make. They had just been promised annual payments from tobacco companies as part of a national settlement to reimburse them for smoking-related health care costs. Like winning the lottery, they could either get small payments indefinitely -- or take a lump sum immediately by entering into "securitization" deals.
Oct 24, 2014

Made possible via many #FOIAFriday FOIL requests, my latest #tobacco story also featured amazing @lenagroeger newsapp projects.propublica.org/graphics/ny-mi…

Oct 23, 2014

Door A: Lump sum of $$ now Door B: Small payments over time. 35 NY counties picked Door A – see what they gave up: projects.propublica.org/graphics/ny-mi…

Podcast: When U.S. Companies Help the NSA

propublica.org — A year and a half into the release of classified documents by Edward Snowden, the existence of far-reaching National Security Agency surveillance is common if controversial knowledge. But until The Intercept published new documents this month, the role of American companies in that surveillance was less than clear, ProPublica's Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson tell Editor-in-Chief Steve Engelberg in this week's podcast.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Has NSA #surveillance been worth the $80B price tag? The agency has yet to provide any evidence, says @juliaangwin. propub.ca/1vJmPIO

Oct 25, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Has NSA #surveillance been worth the $80B price tag? The agency has yet to provide any evidence, says @juliaangwin. propub.ca/1vJmPIO

Oct 25, 2014

RT @ProPublica: How the NSA’s “contractual relationships” with U.S. companies may be putting your privacy at risk. propub.ca/1vJnrOu

Oct 20, 2014

FBI files seem like pikers compared to this---When U.S. Companies Help the NSA bit.ly/1sGBd1T @ProPublica

Deadly Force, in Black and White

propublica.org — Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts - 21 times greater i, according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @elisewho: ICYMI: @ProPublica finds black males ages 15-19 are 21 TIMES more likely to be killed by police than white teens propublica.org/article/deadly…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @elisewho: ICYMI: @ProPublica finds black males ages 15-19 are 21 TIMES more likely to be killed by police than white teens propublica.org/article/deadly…

Oct 25, 2014

ICYMI: @ProPublica finds black males ages 15-19 are 21 TIMES more likely to be killed by police than white teens propublica.org/article/deadly…

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