Akela Lacy is a politics reporter. She was previously The Intercept’s inaugural Ady Barkan Reporting Fellow; prior to that, she was a politics fellow in the D.C. Bureau. She has also worked at Politico, covering breaking news and immigration. She produced Politico’s flagship newsletter, Playbook, and co-authored the afternoon newsletter, Playbook PM. Prior to that, Lacy worked in international reporting at the Pulitzer Center. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in sociology and Italian. She is based in New York.
With Uniform Condemnations, Arab League Divisions Over Israel Put on Backburner
Even nations that have drawn closer to Israel in recent years issued robust criticisms of its recent attacks on Palestinians.
New Jersey Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Kept Quiet in State Prisons
After one person died and another spent a month in a coma, state officials found Legionella bacteria in the water at two New Jersey prisons.
Elizabeth Warren Suggests U.S. Explore Conditional Aid to Israel
In a speech, the Massachusetts senator proposed the restriction of military aid from use in occupied Palestine.
Nevada’s New Democratic Party Raises Back Funds Shuttled by Ex-Staff
When a democratic socialist slate won in March, establishment staffers rushed to drain party funds. Now the new staff has raised it back — and then some.