Toxic farming: When Working Conditions Are Ripe For Change

Toxic farming: When Working Conditions Are Ripe For Change

  Toxic farming is the new reality for tens of millions of farm workers who are abused, in so many ways. About one-third of the fresh tomatoes sold in the U.S. come from Florida. Mainly migrant workers from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean hand-pick the...
Another Look At The Perilous Price Of American Energy

Another Look At The Perilous Price Of American Energy

  On this hour of Reveal, we take another look at three of our major investigations that explored energy production in the United States, and we’ll bring you up to date on what’s happened since they originally aired. From Washington to North Dakota and Oklahoma,...
Do Not Drink: The Water Crisis In Flint, Michigan

Do Not Drink: The Water Crisis In Flint, Michigan

  The economically depressed city of Flint, Michigan, is making headlines across the country because there’s something in its water that shouldn’t be there. You may have heard about the problems in Flint: about how the tap water can be brownish, stinky,...
Billion-Dollar Scam

Billion-Dollar Scam

  California’s workers’ compensation program covers 15 million workers across the state. If you get hurt on the job – fall off a ladder, for instance – it’s the system you turn to. Most employers are required to carry workers’ comp insurance, which helps cover...
Episode 4: In Praise of Volcanoes

Episode 4: In Praise of Volcanoes

  Astronomer Michelle Thaller talks with Ashley Davies, a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, about the importance of volcanoes in the creation of Earth and how the study of volcanoes in space can help us understand life here. Davies has...
Kids crossing borders – alone

Kids crossing borders – alone

  In a collaboration with The Bureau of Investigative Journalism in the United Kingdom and KQED in California, this episode of Reveal tells the stories of children crossing borders alone. You’ll hear about the wars they’re fleeing, where they’re trying to...
#28 Jim Gaffigan, How to be amazing

#28 Jim Gaffigan, How to be amazing

  Take an hour for yourself and laugh at how you too can be amazing, according to Jim Gaffigan’s view of society. In his early years as a comedian, Jim Gaffigan struggled to find his own comedic point of view. It took him years to figure out that his best...
Update: Decoding discrimination In America’s temp industry

Update: Decoding discrimination In America’s temp industry

  The temp industry, in the US and around the world, is seriously messed up. People are continuously abused, in so many way. Even if you just want to work, expect a barrage of man-induced problematics but there’s hope if you understand the system and can...