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Issues with death certification have led to unreliable mortality data, leaving families, vulnerable communities and epidemiologists in the dark.
California’s “State of Emergency” gets ready for the unmasked masses.
A conversation with political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan.
Lax enforcement and major permitting problems plague hazardous waste facilities in Los Angeles.
‘Why would I put my kids in a place where there is no future?’
Selling a product many can’t afford to use, the insurance titans are setting record profits even as the pandemic wanes.
A talk with authors Morris Pearl and Erica Payne, capitalist prophets of tax fairness.
The city is opening up, but here are some landmarks and treasures that we miss already.
How state policies hurt workers and worsen income inequality.
Many American families are mortgaging their futures to pay for the present.
While the governor taps a $75.7 billion surplus, community clinics and public health departments statewide are not feeling the love.
A full-time worker earning the median national wage of $50,0000 should be making close to $100,000.
What one couple’s lost wages say about the decline of the middle-class American dream.
Capital & Main explores how trillions of dollars are diverted toward the super wealthy.
But teachers and their allies are fighting back in Arizona, Kentucky and elsewhere.
More than a year after a shuttered drilling site in the middle of a South L.A. neighborhood was deemed unsafe, it remains a risk for residents.
Plans to dredge a fragile Gulf Coast estuary and Superfund site are being ‘fast-tracked’ in a rush to export Permian oil to Europe
The statewide competition awarded Capital & Main the top prize for online investigative reporting.
As American wealth gets concentrated among a smaller number of cities and corporations, many communities are fighting to hold on.
With a full reopening less than a month away, 60% of the state’s Latino population remains unvaccinated.