An updated documentary about the Jan 6th insurrection from ProPublica, FRONTLINE and Berkeley Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program tracks the migration of fringe election conspiracies into the mainstream.
Records Show Facebook Hosted a Surge of Misinformation and Insurrection Threats Prior to Jan. 6 Attack
A ProPublica/Washington Post analysis of Facebook posts, internal company documents and interviews, provides the clearest evidence yet that the social media giant played a critical role in spreading lies that fomented the violence of Jan. 6.
The world’s largest chemical maker, BASF, produces ingredients for America’s most popular products, from soaps to surface cleaners to dishwasher detergent. Emissions from their U.S. plants elevate cancer risks for an estimated 1.5 million people.
According to ProPublica’s analysis of a secret trove of tax data, from 2005 to 2018, Phyllis Taylor took in some $444 million in income, most of it from wages, interest, dividends and capital gains, and didn’t pay a cent in federal income tax.
Donald Trump and other ultrarich Americans have made billions, but they’ve also managed to repeatedly dodge paying any federal income tax by claiming huge losses on their businesses.
Google kicked Steve Bannon off YouTube because of his violent rhetoric but still sent ad dollars to his website that promotes misinformation about the election and the pandemic.
IRS records reveal how Gov. Jim Justice, Gov. Jared Polis, former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other wealthy political figures avoid taxes using strategies unavailable to most of their constituents.
IRS records reveal that 18 billionaires and some 250 other ultrawealthy people received CARES Act pandemic stimulus funds intended to help middle-class Americans.
According to the SEC, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, then chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, had material nonpublic information about coronavirus impact. He and his brother-in-law dumped stock before the market dropped in March 2020.