Retro Report is a growing series of over 175 short documentaries that tell the history behind the news.
Context for this Week
Stories that shine a light on today’s news
The Trump Administration plans to roll back Obama-era policies which aim to prevent minority children from being unfairly disciplined. We looked into the recent wave of new school discipline policies in this story.
On the anniversary of Sandy Hook, what can we learn from the history of mass killings in Malaysia, and can we apply its lessons to the present?
An accidental hyperlink caused Rudy Giuliani to tweet out the most widely ridiculed conspiracy theory of the year. Watch this story to see how this type of paranoia reached the political mainstream.
- Mental Illness in American Prisons, Paul Ryan's Long Con, and more...
- Miracle At Tham Luang, Costs of the Confederacy, and more great reads
- Perversion of Justice, and more
- Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe.... read this and more
- Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News, and more...