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.
The Coronavirus CrisisThe Census Is Reopening Too: Workers Fear Being Sacrificed to Coronavirus for the Sake of a Speedy Tally
As the coronavirus crisis grew, workers say the Census Bureau was slow to respond. Now they fear returning to work without enough protections.
Law Enforcement Scoured Protester Communications and Exaggerated Threats to Minneapolis Cops, Leaked Documents Show
The fears stoked by the unfounded warnings appear to have set the stage for the police’s escalating, violent response to the protests.
Louisiana Environmental Activists Charged With “Terrorizing” for Nonviolent Stunt Targeting Plastics Giant
The two environmental activists face 15 years of prison in the latest instance of the criminalization of dissent.
Armed Vigilantes Antagonizing Protesters Have Received a Warm Reception From Police
Far-right militia members and vigilantes have shown up at police brutality protests across the U.S. — in many cases with encouragement from law enforcement.