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The lastest from our SCOTUS series: The fullest accounting yet shows how Thomas has secretly reaped the benefits from a network of wealthy and well-connected patrons that is far more extensive than previously understood. “Based on what information is available, this has the look of a textbook billionaire tax scam,” said Senate Finance Committee chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Title lenders in Georgia can charge ultra high interest rates and go after borrowers even when they've declared bankruptcy. Our latest investigation: Our latest investigation into the conduct of SCOTUS justices, this time on Samuel Alito: We found that NHTSA "often deferred to the wishes of the trucking industry, whose lobbyists repeatedly complained that simple safety measures would be prohibitively expensive." NYC agency's doublespeak: A bonkers story on how NYC schools treat students in emotional crisis -- including 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds. Another excellent story by @AbigailKramer11 for @propublica and @THECITYNY: Our latest investigation into the relationship between Justice Thomas and billionaire real estate magnate Harlan Crow: As the Republican Attorneys General Association kept promoting Trumpism and sowing doubt about U.S. elections, contributions resumed from major sponsors: Comcast, Amazon, Walmart, Visa, Capital One, MasterCard, Intuit, Walgreens, GM, among others. Adding to our continuing coverage of Justice Thomas: An impact from our reporting: Thanks to @LastWeekTonight for featuring one of our stories during its segment on HOAs. If you want to understand the absurdity of the powers that HOAs, this is a must-watch: Our dissection of the statement Justice Thomas released in response to our reporting. Influential Democratic legislators are pushing for changes at the Supreme Court and a probe into Thomas’ undisclosed luxury trips provided by powerful conservative donor Harlan Crow. And in case you missed it, here's this morning's ProPublica report on Thomas' travels: #SCOTUS #Sup A bombshell piece on Clarence Thomas from a cracking team of ProPublica reporters. "His failure to report the flights appears to violate a law passed after Watergate that requires justices, judges, members of Congress and federal officials to disclose most gifts." "Companies are forgoing long-held safety precautions, ... stringing together trains that stretch for 2 or even 3 miles, sometimes without regard for the delicate physics of keeping heavy, often combustible tanker cars from jumping off the tracks." The next deadly pandemic is just a forest clearing away. But we’re not even trying to prevent it. Here's the part one from a project that took our reporters around the world:
This is a bonkers story.
The EPA gave a Chevron refinery the green light to create fuel from discarded plastics. We found out that the production of one of the fuels could emit pollution that is so toxic, 1 in 4 people exposed to it over a lifetime could get cancer. That risk is 250,000 times greater than An important piece out of our Local Reporting Network program: A new installment of our Secret IRS Files series is here: