Alleen Brown is New York-based reporter, focused on environmental justice issues. Prior to joining The Intercept, she worked as an education reporter in Minnesota. Her work has been published by The Nation, In These Times, YES! Magazine, and various Twin Cities publications.
One Bill in Texas Legislature Would Ease Extreme Heat in Texas Prisons. Another Makes It Worse.
With the climate crisis at hand, one bill requires air conditioning in prisons, while another would take it away from detained immigrants.
Hurricane Ida Prison Evacuations in Louisiana Left People Without Medication in Bird-Infested Shelter
In a letter, rights groups said incarcerated people were subjected to “dirty and unsafe” conditions during evacuations for Hurricane Ida.
Policing the PipelineOil Company Official Overseeing Crackdown on Pipeline Resistance Cut Teeth at Amazon and Exxon
In the small world of corporate security, officials like Enbridge’s Troy Kirby take counterinsurgency practices from one megacompany to another.
Policing the PipelineMinnesota Law Enforcement Shared Intelligence on Protest Organizers With Pipeline Company
Documents reveal Enbridge’s close relationship with police, including offering training on responding to protests.