Cora Currier is a freelance editor in Los Angeles. A former story editor and reporter at The Intercept, she has written on war, surveillance, immigration, and other topics. She previously worked at ProPublica and the New Yorker, and her writing has appeared in Bookforum, the New Republic, Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, and elsewhere. She is a co-founding editor of the feminist magazine Lux.
“They Believed Anything but the Truth” — 14 Years in Guantánamo
Captured at the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi describes coming of age at Guantánamo in his memoir, “Don’t Forget Us Here.”
The Coronavirus CrisisLetters From ICE Detainees Expose Desperate Prison Conditions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
The handwritten notes represent an archive of the Covid-19 crisis in Arizona detention centers, where hundreds of immigrants and staff have tested positive.
The War on ImmigrantsAs Coronavirus Surges in ICE Detention, a Message in the Skies Says “RELEASE”
An artistic intervention seeks to highlight places across the U.S. where immigrants and others are detained.
The Coronavirus CrisisNew York City and Los Angeles Slash Budgets — but Not for Police
With crime at historic lows, public interest advocates demand that cities save money for vital public services by cutting police budgets.