Emmanuel Macron is just 39, has never been elected, and represents the global elite. Can he beat Marine Le Pen?
“Heaven Will Wait” draws from real stories of teen-age girls in France who joined networks of jihadists.
France is rolling out an experimental center to de-radicalize homegrown extremists. The problem is no one really knows how to stop a terrorist before he picks up a gun.
Organizations debate the use of "climate-smart" agricultural practices, leaving many farmers confused and concerned.
Grantee Christopher de Bellaigue speaks with WBEZ Worldview host Jerome McDonnell on deradicalization in French jails.
The security-based approach adopted by the French government to the crisis over radicalisation may be storing up trouble for the future.
France is starting a controversial program to combat Islamic radicalization in jails—where many of the country's most notorious terrorists learned extremism. Will it work?
Migrant parents are using social media to raise their kids from afar. But a virtual presence enabled by technology is hardly a substitute for the intimacy of physical closeness.
An exclusive Mongabay interview with Cardinal Peter Turkson who led the drafting of Pope Francis’s climate change encyclical, a document said to have helped shape the Paris Climate Agreement.
The climate agreement signed by 196 nations last month created tremendous momentum, but faith leaders say it will take a gigantic effort by billions of believers to shape a new world.
A veteran reporter on climate issues provides a glimpse into a corporate responsibility activist's efforts during the recent Paris climate conference.
Will 1.2 billion Catholics, joined by Protestants, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, leave behind such divisive issues as gay marriage and abortion and instead follow Pope Francis to fight for the environment?
The French elections are the next major test for gauging the global impact of populism, nativism and Islamophobia.
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.
The French government is pouring money into developing new "deradicalization" programs for French youth. But does anyone really know how to "deradicalize" someone?
French authorities are countering Islamic radicalism in prisons with a ground-breaking new program.
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?
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."
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.
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.
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.
Journalist Elisabeth Zerofsky talks about the French government's efforts to create new deradicalization programs to address the increase in young French citizens drawn to jihadism.
Grantee Christopher de Bellaigue investigates the impact of deradicalization programs in the French prison system.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
The plan inside French jails to "save" extremists.
A look at school lunches around the world compared to those in the U.S.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."