Moiz Syed is a former Data Journalist and Designer for The Intercept, with an interest in technology, surveillance, and U.S. politics. He was previously at the Wikimedia Foundation, where he led design efforts on projects supporting transparency and free knowledge.
The EPA’s Bungled Response to an Air Pollution Crisis Exposes a Toxic Racial Divide
How government responds to cancer-causing air pollution depends a lot on where you live and the color of your skin.
The War on Immigrants1,224 Complaints Reveal a Staggering Pattern of Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention. Half of Those Accused Worked for ICE.
Immigrants sexually abused in ICE detention have been saying #MeToo for years. They faced retaliation, and a system unwilling to hold itself accountable.
Despite Its Recent Postmortem, the New York Times Obituaries Desk Is Still Overlooking Women and People of Color
The paper will not update its process for choosing obit subjects, making it hard to see how anything will change.
The Ritual of Silence in an Age of Mass Shootings
The moment of silence invoked to commemorate the victims of each new rampage only ensures the political conditions that led to their deaths will endure.