Joseph Zeballos-Roig

Joseph Zeballos-Roig is a intern at The Takeaway. 

Joseph Zeballos-Roig appears in the following:

Trump Foundation to Shut Down After Agreement

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Trump Foundation is shutting down after an agreement was reached with New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood as part of an ongoing lawsuit.

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New Senate Reports Detail Extent of Russian Meddling Campaign

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The reports show that Russian meddlers took advantage of a deep knowledge of how to wedge American voters further apart.

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Striving to Adopt Solar Energy in Puerto Rico

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A community organization in Puerto Rico called Casa Pueblo is pushing more solar energy on the island after the devastation of Hurricane Maria last year.

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China's Intensifying Crackdown on Uighurs Extends Overseas

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

The Chinese government is targeting Uighurs living abroad in its crackdown against the Muslim minority, its biggest since the Cultural Revolution. 

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New Investigation Sheds Light on Scant Protections on Small Farms

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Hundreds of U.S. farmworkers died in workplace accidents between 2011 and 2016 and the federal government can’t launch an investigation to determine who should be held accountable.

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Supreme Court Case Could Restore Tribal Sovereignty to Almost Half of Oklahoma

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A Supreme Court case could dramatically expand the Muscogee Creek Nation's boundaries in Oklahoma and determine whether much of the state is technically reservation land.

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California's Deadly Wildfires: What Caused It?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Officials are investigating whether power lines owned by the state’s largest utility started the fires.

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1.5 Million Ex-Felons in Florida Regain Voting Rights

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Over million people in Florida regained the right to vote, the largest single enfranchisement since the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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The Role of the President as "Consoler-in-Chief"

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Pittsburgh's civic leaders urged President Trump to stay away after the synagogue attack. A historian weighs in on the role of the presidency in uniting Americans after a tragedy.

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There's More Black Women Running in the Midterms, But They Face Bigger Hurdles

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Black women running for office encounter outright racism and harassment, but also struggle more to gain funding and endorsements. 

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Democratic National Committee Faces Criticism from Black Women

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Ahead of the midterms, some Democrats are criticizing the DNC for not doing more to support black women running across the country or including them in top decision-making posts.

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Trump's Speech at the United Nations Reveals Fault Lines in US Foreign Policy

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

President Trump's speech before the United Nations General Assembly stressed American sovereignty over international cooperation.

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After Political Backlash, Pakistani PM Khan Walks Back Citizenship Pledge for Afghan Refugees

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan offered citizenship to Afghan refugees but the ensuing backlash forced him to walk back the pledge. We explore what it signals about their future.

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Hurricane Florence Heightens Environmental Risks in North Carolina

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, we explore the heightened environmental risks that North Carolina residents are facing. 

How Smart 'Social Infrastructure' Can Mend Our Fractured Society

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

While neighborhoods across the country have lost critical social institutions, there are still many physical spaces that serve as anchors for American communities.

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