Paul Abowd is a journalist and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. Before joining The Intercept as a video producer, he directed and shot documentaries for “Fault Lines” on Al Jazeera English. Before that, he covered campaign finance and dark money for the Center for Public Integrity and got his start as a reporter covering unions for Labor Notes magazine in Detroit. His films on the uprising in Baltimore and Wall Street’s role in the Puerto Rican debt crisis were nominated for Emmy Awards. He completed a graduate journalism fellowship at American University.
Out for BloodDispatches From Trump’s Killing Spree
Lisa Montgomery was executed early Wednesday as part of a wave of federal executions in the final months of the Trump administration.
Election 2020The Battle to Count Every Vote in Philadelphia
Trump targeted the city, knowing its voters could swing the election. And they did.
Election 2020The Black Voters Who Could Swing Pennsylvania
A drop in turnout in 2016 among Black voters helped Trump skate by. This year in Philadelphia, the energy to unseat him could swing the state.
The Coronavirus CrisisAs Schools Reopen, Teachers, Parents, and Students Are Pushing Back
On the National Day of Resistance, activists say “going back to normal” isn’t good enough.