Abdul Sharifu Was Buying Milk For A Neighbor’s Baby. A Snowstorm Killed Him.
How the tragic death of one man during Buffalo’s historic snowstorm in December highlights both the city’s close-knit immigrant community and its systemic failures.
Amazon Warehouse Worker Daniel Olayiwola Decided To Make A Podcast About Amazon’s Working Conditions
On his podcast Surviving Scamazon, Daniel Olayiwola, a 29-year-old warehouse worker, offers frank commentary about the company’s working conditions.
Eight People Share What It’s Like To Live On $100,000 A Year
“Why is it still this hard when we have so much?”
Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Is Now On Hold. If You Applied, Tell Us What Your Plans Are.
BuzzFeed News wants to know how you’re planning around all this uncertainty with federal student loans.
This Is What It’s Like To Live On Less Than $15 An Hour
“[If] I pay the light bill this month and truck this month, then they just won’t get paid next month when I pay the mortgage.”
She Bought Her House As The Market Peaked. Now She Regrets It.
Record housing prices and rapidly rising interest rates have many people questioning the value and viability of homeownership: “We’re just house poor now."
If Your Household Makes $100,000 A Year, We Want To Hear What Life Is Like
Six figures is surely a lot of money, but in this high-cost environment, how far does it get you?
In Its New Episode, "Serial" Can't Catch Up With Its Own Story
The blockbuster podcast Serial made Adnan Syed a household name. But its influence on true crime reporting isn’t so clear-cut.
Forgiving Student Loans Isn’t A Slap In The Face
Biden announced a plan to forgive some student loans. It’s the right thing to do.
Russia Is Transporting Ukrainian Orphans Over The Border, Violating International Law
More than 200,000 Ukrainian children have been reported missing. Some have ended up in Russia, where they are put up for adoption.
This Young Woman Was Imprisoned For 27 Days For Protesting The Taliban’s Policies Against Women’s Rights
“I believe that any struggle has a price and this could be detention, torture, and even murder,” 22-year-old Parwana Ibrahimkhel said. “But I was determined to struggle.”
After Fleeing The War In Ukraine, This Chef Was Surprised By The Harsh Working Conditions In Spain
Spain hopes to attract refugees to fill labor shortages, but new refugees are finding the same problems others before them encountered: long hours for wages that don’t cover basic needs.
How A Group Of Dancers Sparked A Unionization Effort At A Los Angeles Strip Club
The women hope to make Star Garden the first unionized strip club in 25 years.
How Amazon Exported American Working Conditions To Europe
After Amazon workers in Germany began striking, the company expanded eastward, where looser labor laws brought record productivity.
A Black Tampa Cop Wanted To Change Policing From The Inside. He Says The “Good Old Boy System” Let Him Down.
As the country reckons with how to confront systemic racism and diversify police departments, the experiences of Black officers in Tampa show how the old ways remain entrenched.
These Haitians Were Children When A US-Funded Project Evicted Them From Their Land. They Can’t Afford College.
The industrial park opened with big promises and big-name backers like Hillary Clinton and Sean Penn. But for the families evicted from their farmland, the development brought financial ruin.
She Was One Year Away From Going To College. Then The Taliban Banned Her From School.
The policy prohibiting girls from attending school after sixth grade contradicts the regime’s previous promises to loosen restrictions on education rights.
Monkeypox Cases Are On The Rise, Particularly In Queer Men. Here's What It's Like To Get The Infection.
Monkeypox is not a “gay disease,” but experts are concerned about currently rising cases among men who have sex with men. Here's how to avoid infection and what it's like to have monkeypox, including symptoms and pictures of the lesions.
Amazon Is Constructing A Headquarters On Indigenous Land In South Africa. A Court Ordered It To Stop.
US tech companies seeking to expand their footprint are running into speed bumps across the continent.
Mainstream Feminism Has Failed Us
From the coming fall of Roe v. Wade to the egregious public treatment of abuse victims, we’re witnessing the limits of commercialized white feminism.
A Genocide Left Their Families In A Cycle Of Trauma. Now, A Generation Of Cambodian Americans Is Finding A Path Toward Healing.
Immigrating to the US meant pushing aside the pain caused by Khmer Rouge atrocities. For those who grew up in the aftermath, moving forward means working with their elders to process damaging memories.
A Black Doctor Tried To Diversify Medicine. Then She Lost Her Job.
A Black doctor and her trainees risked their careers to accuse their school of systemic racism. It would be a diagnosis with no easy cure.
Let's Hear From You! Take Our Teen Sex Education Survey.
BuzzFeed News is looking to speak with teens around the country about what sex ed is and what they wish they were learning instead.
“Worried” Senators Are Investigating A Private Equity Giant’s Care For People With Disabilities
The inquiry follows a BuzzFeed News investigation that revealed alarming lapses in care — including abuse, neglect, and dire working conditions — in the group homes it owns across the country.
Amid Massive Pandemic Growth, A Major Educational Software Provider Broke The Ethics Code Of The Nation’s Second-Largest School District
School districts across the country spent unprecedented amounts of money on online learning products during the pandemic, with little oversight.
The Taliban Have Started Searching People's Homes In Afghanistan
“The world is preoccupied with the Ukraine crisis," one activist said. "We have been relegated to the back-burner.”
The “Future Of Work” Still Sucks. Just Ask Working Parents.
Millions of women left the workforce during the pandemic. Many of them are back and confront the same problems that drove them out in the first place.
These Strippers Are Planning To Unionize
The dancers at Star Gardens in Los Angeles would be the only unionized club in the country.
College Football Referees Penalized Teams With Black Coaches More Often Than Those With White Coaches, A Study Suggests
College football teams with Black coaches average around five to seven more penalties per season than teams with white coaches, regardless of team or school quality.
This Is What It's Like To Leave Behind A Life Sentence In Prison And Start Over
“I basically went from living in a fishbowl, which is the prison yard, to swimming in an ocean.”