September 14, 2016 /
The typical image that comes to mind when thinking about Pakistan's trans culture may be of a person on the street—dressed up, makeup done. But what about all the times when they are not begging?
September 14, 2016
A third gender lives in Pakistan, earning livelihoods through begging, sex work and dancing. But a closer look uncovers the diverse identities and daily realities comprising this trans community.
July 26, 2016 /
Beginning in April this year, Greece began deporting asylum seekers. Many of the deportees are Pakistani, in contradiction to the 1951 Refugee Convention.
May 30, 2016
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
April 11, 2016
Producer Kit R. Roane discusses the curious history and continuing legacy of the "Nuclear Winter," a Cold War theory that still resonates today.
October 30, 2015
Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, is home to a virulent breed of gangster politics.
October 7, 2015 /
Karachi's streets contain a complex weave of symbols and imagery, for those who know how to read them.
August 17, 2015 /
Meet the mobsters who run the show in one of the world's deadliest cities.
July 28, 2015
Veteran journalist Tim McGirk explains how an ill-considered CIA plan to catch Osama bin Laden in Pakistan led to a polio outbreak that spread beyond borders.
June 5, 2015 /
After suffering 13,500 killings in five years, a group of local residents in Karachi uses art and culture to reclaim restricted public spaces for the community.