October 24, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jason Larkin
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Larkin traveled to Marikana, South Africa, to follow up on the 2012 massacre that left 34 striking miners dead at the hands of government security forces.
October 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Emily Baumgaertner
Martin Palmer, founder of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), charts the inter-connectivity between environmentalism and religion in China. Audio of interview with Jon Sawyer.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
August 22, 2011 / The New Republic
Anna Badkhen
Spring rainfall in Afghanistan has been steadily decreasing and the country's crop supplies are beginning to dwindle--more than a third of all Afghans will not have enough to eat this fall.
August 18, 2011 / The Nation
Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Nicole Salazar
Asmaa Mahfouz was facing prosecution for criticizing the military in a Twitter message.
August 18, 2011 / Untold Stories
Peter Gwin
Mali and Niger wait anxiously to see how their countries will fare if the besieged regime of Muammar Qaddafi falls during civil war.
August 18, 2011 / National Geographic
Peter Gwin
Tuareg rebels have been fighting the Niger government, with some support from Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, for a share in the lucrative uranium mined on their lands.
August 18, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Anna Badkhen
Generations of conquerors and marauders have come and gone in northern Afghanistan, but the paths on which they travel have endured.
August 18, 2011 / Esquire
Tyler Cabot
Of the 171 prisoners still there, only about two dozen are hardened militants and war criminals. Most are like Noor Uthman Muhammed —hapless men who were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
August 17, 2011 / Untold Stories
Steve Sapienza
Peru's rainforests have been a hot spot for resource extraction even before rubber baron Carlos Fitzcarald first arrived in the Madre de Dios region.
August 17, 2011 / Untold Stories
Helen Branswell
Using simple, low-tech methods, Indian public health officials sample sewage in Mumbai, New Delhi and Patna to learn where polioviruses originate and to locate children in need of vaccination.
August 17, 2011 / The Atlantic
Rebecca Hamilton
In September 2004, then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell became the first member of a U.S. administration to apply the label "genocide" to an ongoing conflict.
August 17, 2011 / The New Republic
Anna Badkhen
Untrained militiamen, also known as arbakis, living in southeastern Afghanistan are preparing to stop the Taliban insurgency, but they lack proper weapons to defend their lands.