People with disabilities often must speak up for “dignity of risk”: the right to make choices freely, good and bad. This is Marie's story.
Guardians who follow the rules can be very helpful for people with disabilities. But some people under guardianship have been abused, neglected, and killed.
As members of the Senate Judiciary Committee begin hearings to discuss “the need for reform,” get up to speed on the three-part investigative series into America’s guardianship and conservatorship industry.
Marie wanted the chance to live her own life — and make her own mistakes. Her father said that was unthinkable.
Falling in love and getting married cast two very different couples into the same nightmare. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
For people under guardianship, the system can be dehumanizing, dangerous, and even deadly. For the professionals — who can control hundreds of people at a time — it can be very profitable. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
A 160-page report, in response to a BuzzFeed News investigation, found long-standing failures at the celebrated wildlife charity.
BuzzFeed News spoke to election officials in all 50 states, and nearly everyone said the same thing: We want you to wear a mask, but we won’t stop you from voting if you refuse.
A voting rights group had argued that getting a doctor’s sign-off would be too burdensome for many voters, particularly people of color.
“Conservation should never come at the expense of human rights and well-being.”
Hundreds of workers may have contracted COVID-19 to get you the food on your plate this 4th of July. Some may have even died. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposes the cost of your BBQ.
The EU Has Found “Shortcomings” In WWF’s Treatment Of Indigenous People At A Proposed Nature Reserve
Messok Dja was the subject of a BuzzFeed News investigation last year.
New data seen by ministers and government scientists shows the proportion of severely obese people in ICUs is twice the proportion in the general population.
Rep. David Trone’s Total Wine & More quietly ended its $2-an-hour raise for frontline employees, even as much of the country remains at home.
Scientists Advising The UK Government On The Coronavirus Fear Boris Johnson’s Team Is Using Them As “Human Shields”
Ministers are answering criticism by insisting they were “guided by the science”. But government experts say the science is “riddled with doubt, uncertainty, and debate”.
Smithfield Foods Is Blaming “Living Circumstances In Certain Cultures” For One Of America’s Largest COVID-19 Clusters
New details show how Smithfield Foods failed to take action in the crucial days before the plant turned into one of the nation’s largest coronavirus clusters.
An outsourcing firm — owned by a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate — has told its workers at Target locations to continue with “business as usual” despite the coronavirus, records show.
Public Health England failed to follow up on a request in January to use the testing capabilities of the UK's animal health agency, which its staff say could carry out 40,000 tests a week.
The British government keeps saying it's "ramping up testing", but it now lacks both testing kits and dedicated lab capacity thanks to its original strategy to tackle the pandemic.
This Major Wine Retailer Is Calling Itself “Essential” During The Coronavirus Lockdown, And Not Everyone Is Happy
“For now we think this is the best way forward.” This article has been updated.