Can incremental reforms address racial bias in law enforcement? Or does the entire system need to be dismantled and reimagined?
Michael BarbaroOn today’s Daily: we wanted to talk to somebody at the heart of the debate about the role of policing and how to change it: Vince Champion, a top police union official in Atlanta who represents officers charged with killing and assaulting Rayshard Brooks
This is what happened when a fortified police line met a wave of peaceful demonstrators in New York.
Michael BarbaroOn today's Daily: peaceful protestors, violent cops. Demonstrators are protesting against police violence. So why are they being met ..... with police violence? @AliWatkins reports from the streets of New York over the past week
They died within hours of each other. With the pandemic, bringing their bodies home has become an almost impossible task.
Michael BarbaroOn today's Daily: the unique experience of immigrant families during the pandemic. @anniecorreal tells the story of one of them, a pair of brothers from Mexico, and how much this crisis has tested the promise of America.
This is the story of the biggest earthquake ever recorded in North America — and the voice that told Anchorage’s story in the aftermath.
Michael BarbaroSomething special and different today. @jmooallem takes over the show to tell the story of *another* time the ground shifted under our feet. "Genie Chance and the Great Alaska Earthquake." Produced by the incredible @austinlikesyou and @nniebrown.
What a string of firings of inspectors general at government agencies reveals about presidential power.
Michael BarbaroOn today's Daily: President Trump's purge of the watchdogs. Inspectors general are supposed to be the eyes and ears of the taxpayer in the executive branch. @maggieNYT on why the president keeps firing them