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Hungary

July 27, 2016|

The Hungarian Candidate

On the 2014 campaign trail in Miskolc, Hungary, where politicians who fought for the poor Roma community were poor themselves.

May 27, 2015|

Hungary: The Artist in Gusev

A profile of Marianna Pongo, an artist and writer who lives in Gusev, a Roma settlement in Nyiregyhaza that is blighted by poverty and struggling against segregation.

March 29, 2015|

Roma Project: Gyongyospata

Before you can talk about anything here — the recent election, the recent court case — you need to talk about what happened in 2011.

March 27, 2015|

Roma Project: The Mothers of Keleti

The barriers separating the Roma residents of Keleti from the city that surrounds them are not physical. They are barriers of absence: absence of education, absence of gainful employment.

March 27, 2015|

Roma Project: Backstory

This story started over coffee, late last spring, somewhere between SoHo and the Bowery, where I was catching up with my friend and fellow Nieman alum Karim Ben Khelifa.

September 26, 2012

Europe's Siege on Democracy

William Wheeler

Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.

May 02, 2011

Toxic Riches

Dimiter Kenarov, Nadia Shira Cohen

Poorly regulated mining and refining facilities are causing enormous devastation, while corporate interests are pushing ever harder to exploit the untapped mineral resources of the continent.

April 08, 2015|

Roma Project: Numbered Streets

Photographs from the “Numbered Streets” settlement in Hungary, where residents are facing forced relocation.