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The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed

The grim world of outsourced content moderation.

Wednesday, October 22

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Buying High: How to Get Rich on Pot Stocks

Adventures with the Wolf of Weed Street.

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Tuesday, October 21

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"Hurt That Bitch"

What undercover investigators saw inside a factory farm.

Excerpted from The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.

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Warehouse Empire

The political maneuvering behind the growth of massive consumer goods warehouses and the health hazards that often follow.

Saturday, October 11

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Wednesday, October 8

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The Empire of Edge

How a doctor and an S.A.C. trader got entangled in a financial scandal.

Sunday, October 5

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Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

The developer responsible for the tallest residential building in New York—the penthouse just sold for $90 million—lives in a two-story house in Queens.

Tuesday, September 30

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Madewell’s authenticity problem, written by the great-grandson of the company’s founder.

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The Leftovers

Paula Deen’s martyrdom industrial complex. On a cruise ship.

Friday, September 26

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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

When Carmen Segarra was hired to examine Goldman Sachs for the New York Fed, she bought a small recorder and began taping her meetings. Here is what she found before she was fired.

Listen to the radio version of this story from This American Life.

Tuesday, September 23

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Larry Ellison Bought an Island in Hawaii. Now What?

How the tech billionaire came to own 87,000 acres, three hotels, a wastewater treatment plant, a cemetery and 380 cats.