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France

Health, Wealth, and Wine

Field reporting can lead to surprising discoveries. But Scales wasn't expecting to find a possible link between Lyme, mushroom foraging, and a medieval wine cellar below a French hospital.

The Deported

Europe is expelling thousands of Africans. To one Malian deportee, that looks like a recipe for revolution.

September 12, 2017

To Win the War on Lyme, Look at France

David Scales

Despite having fewer yearly cases than Massachusetts, France is the first country to release a national plan on Lyme disease. What can France's prevention, research and treatment efforts teach us?

April 10, 2017

Finding Home in an Era of Displacement

Jeanne Carstensen

What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.

December 28, 2015

Europe's Other Muslim Fringe

Nick Shindo Street

Feminists, LGBT people, artists and other progressive European Muslims are taking ownership of their their faith in innovative ways. How are they shaping the future of Islam in Europe?

October 22, 2015

Muslim Youth in Paris: Growing up in the 'Other France'

Charlotte Bellomy

Tension regarding France’s 5 million Islamic inhabitants can pervade everyday life for Muslim youth in Paris. Many struggle in the tumultuous conditions of run-down suburbs dubbed the "Other France."

October 21, 2015

Crisis of Survival: African Immigrants in France

Rodrigue Ossebi

Members of the African diaspora in France share many common experiences; discrimination, lack of acceptance, and the struggle to succeed to become educated and full members of society.

August 25, 2014

France: The Integration of the Roma

Jalesa Tucker

To escape poverty and social exclusion in their countries of origin, many Roma seek refuge in France. Often they face the same discrimination in their new home.

September 15, 2009

Heat of the Moment

Daniel Grossman

Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.

Meet the Journalist: David Scales

Scales travels to Nancy and Strasbourg to understand how the new French plan to combat Lyme and tick-borne diseases was unfolding. Here, he shares some surprises he found along the way.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.