Meatpacking Companies Dismissed Years of Warnings But Now Say Nobody Could Have Prepared for COVID-19
A ProPublica investigation has found that for more than a dozen years, critical businesses like meatpackers have been warned that a pandemic was coming. With eerie prescience, infectious disease experts and emergency planners had modeled scenarios in which a highly contagious virus would cause rampant absenteeism at processing plants, leading to food shortages and potential closures.
Immigrant Youth Shelters: ‘If You’re A Predator, It’s A Gold Mine’
ProPublica obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. Here’s what they show.