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In Alabama, A Public Hospital Serves the Poor - with Lawsuits

propublica.org — The way lenders and collectors pursue consumer debt has undergone an aggressive transformation in America. Collectors today don't give up easy, often pursuing debts for years. For many people, these changes have profoundly affected their lives.
Dec 22, 2014

This ProPublica story, about how public hospitals are often the most aggressive at collecting debts, is shocking: bit.ly/1CqU7k4

Dec 22, 2014

RT @charlesornstein: .@paulkiel story today makes me angry. Ala. public hospital asks patients to give up rights when getting care propublica.org/article/in-ala…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @charlesornstein: "It makes me sick." How one public hospital in Alabama seizes every last dollar when it sues poor patients propublica.org/article/in-ala…

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In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

propublica.org — In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai, India's commercial gem. Mr. Shah, the technology chief of Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pakistani terror group, and fellow conspirators used Google Earth to show militants the routes to their targets in the city.
Dec 22, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Missed clues in '08 Mumbai slaughter show limits of online surveillance. @propublica, @nytimes & @frontlinepbs report http:…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @marcusod: Ex CIA chief: "I cannot remember a single instance..when we ever stopped a plot based purely on signals intelligence” propublica.org/article/mumbai…

Dec 22, 2014

Timeline of missed signals: High-tech spying and the hidden history of the Mumbai terror attacks propublica.org/article/mumbai…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @ericuman: The NSA & buddies, drowning in dragnet data, missed crucial intel to stop Mumbai attack propub.ca/1zalZTn

Dec 22, 2014

RT @danxoneil: This is data journalism: propublica.org/article/mumbai…. No charts, no lookup tools, no databases. Just pure analysis + understanding.

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Dec 22, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Check out the choices and vote for the ProPublica readers’ "best story of the year" propub.ca/1zcyY6U pic.twitter.com/4ZwqHU65AX

School Segregation, the Continuing Tragedy of Ferguson

Dec 22, 2014

RT @crystaldbrakke: “Do I think black children in MO are getting...the same education as their white counterparts? I’d have to say no.” propublica.org/article/fergus…

Dec 22, 2014

Read the full version of a @propublica story @nytopinion excerpted about #MichaelBrown & segregated schools: propublica.org/article/fergus…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @zentronix: MUST-READ: The brilliant @nhannahjones on Michael Brown, Resegregation & Ferguson's Tragedy ow.ly/Gg6Lu #WhoWeBe

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From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients’ Wages

propublica.org — The way lenders and collectors pursue consumer debt has undergone an aggressive transformation in America. Collectors today don't give up easy, often pursuing debts for years. For many people, these changes have profoundly affected their lives. Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS Latest Stories in this Project This story was co-published with NPR.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: This hospital has seized wages from hundreds of lower-income workers to repay medical debts: propub.ca/1x6glq8 pic.twitter.com/ktrYWFTTK0

Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: This hospital has seized wages from hundreds of lower-income workers to repay medical debts: propub.ca/1x6glq8 pic.twitter.com/ktrYWFTTK0

Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: This hospital has seized wages from hundreds of lower-income workers to repay medical debts: propub.ca/1x6glq8 pic.twitter.com/ktrYWFTTK0

Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: This hospital has seized wages from hundreds of lower-income workers to repay medical debts: propub.ca/1x6glq8 pic.twitter.com/ktrYWFTTK0

Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: This hospital has seized wages from hundreds of lower-income workers to repay medical debts: propub.ca/1x6glq8 pic.twitter.com/ktrYWFTTK0

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How Do You Experience Segregation? Tell Us What #SegregationIs Where You Live

propublica.org — Fill in the blank. Tell us about your everyday experiences with segregation by sending us your comments and photos tagged #SegregationIs. Related: Plus: A hat tip to our friends at Marketplace for helping inspire this experiment; check out their collection of #GentrificationIs photos from across the country here.
Dec 22, 2014

RT @splcenter: .@ProPublica wants to know what segregation looks like today. Tell them what #SegregationIs where you live. sp.lc/Gik6R

Dec 22, 2014

RT @splcenter: .@ProPublica wants to know what segregation looks like today. Tell them what #SegregationIs where you live. sp.lc/Gik6R

Dec 21, 2014

RT @MPWealthPoverty: We're flattered to have "inspired" this social media experiment by our pals @ProPublica: #SegregationIs. Participate: propublica.org/article/how-do…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @ProPublica: What is segregation like where you live? Share your experience w/ @ProPublica @nytimes by tweeting #SegregationIs. propub.ca/1AAgAr0

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防火长城内

projects.propublica.org — Every day since Nov. 17, 2014, ProPublica has been testing whether the homepages of international news organizations are accessible to browsers inside China. Of the 18 in our test, 10 are currently blocked. Below are the results. To test, we use GreatFire.org, a censorship monitoring service in China that launched in 2011.

Inside the Firewall

projects.propublica.org — Every day since Nov. 17, 2014, ProPublica has been testing whether the homepages of international news organizations are accessible to browsers inside China. Of the 18 in our test, 12 are currently blocked. Below are the results. To test, we use GreatFire.org, a censorship monitoring service in China that launched in 2011.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @ProPublica: We’ve been tracking 18 international news sites to see if they’re blocked in China. We check every day. The results: propub.ca/1z55709

Dec 20, 2014

Inside the Firewall - Tracking the news that China blocks. Very interesting project by @ProPublica. projects.propublica.org/firewall/?cura…

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