Propublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Founded in 2007, it is one of the few news organizations in the United States with a focus solely on investigative journalism. Propublica aims to promote transparency, accountability, and change through their reporting. Unlike traditional news outlets, their funding comes from philanthropic organizations and individual donors, allowing them to maintain their independence and produce deeply researched, impactful stories. Their reporting has won numerous awards and has led to significant policy changes. With a commitment to journalism that serves the public, Propublica has become a vital resource for those seeking to hold powerful institutions accountable.Culturalist Press republishes ProPublica pieces with some editorializing. We will adjust titles or switch around images to ensure we comply with copyright.