Rob Arthur

Opioids

How a Pharma Giant Flooded the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation With Opioids

Exclusive data shows drug distributor McKesson supplied the vast majority of painkillers to Native American communities across the U.S. during the opioid epidemic.
Keegan Hamilton
Rob Arthur
7.30.20
Policing

What Happened After Chicago Police Cut Down on Busting Drug Possession and Prostitution

The city's police started working less after an officer was sentenced for killing black teen Laquan McDonald. But Chicago actually got safer.
Rob Arthur
12.5.19
Far-Right Extremism

We Analyzed More Than 1 Million Comments on 4chan. Hate Speech There Has Spiked by 40% Since 2015.

Violent threats against minorities have also proliferated on the anonymous message board.
Rob Arthur
7.10.19
Civil Rights

EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s Justice Department is investigating 60% fewer civil rights cases than Obama's

Staffing cuts, poor morale, attrition, and a lack of emphasis on civil rights are behind the drop-off.
Rob Arthur
3.6.19
police shootings

Police shootings in Detroit are on the decline. But we still don’t know the whole picture.

Detroit recently emerged from federal oversight and implemented many reforms.
Carter Sherman
Rob Arthur
5.14.18
Civil Rights

Trump’s Justice Department isn’t enforcing civil rights

A VICE News analysis of cases and investigations shows enforcement is at its lowest level in two decades.
Rob Arthur
2.23.18
Policing

Jeff Sessions is walking away from the best way to reduce police shootings

Federal intervention proved crucial to lowering the police shooting count in Philadelphia and in departments around the country in recent years.
Rob Arthur
12.18.17