China's investment in Zambia holds promise: billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. But after violent conflict between Zambian miners and their Chinese supervisors, does it also pose a threat?
Africa, Economics, Globalization, Human Rights, Human Rights, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Human Rights, Regional/border disputes, Religion and religious tolerance, Civil Rights, Modern Day Conflicts
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Africa, Gender issues, Human Rights, Impact of the Industrial Revolution, Modern Day Conflicts
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
Africa, Asia, Economics, Food security, Gender issues, Globalization, Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
Des Moines Register reporter Tony Leys and photojournalist Mary Chind talk about their project in Haiti.
Health, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Gender issues, Globalization, Human Rights, refugees, Regional/border disputes, Religion and religious tolerance, Immigration
Students in Chris Swinko's third-grade class at Summers Knoll School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, chatted via Skype with globetrotter Paul Salopek and a classroom of students in the Republic of Djibouti.
“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s streets. Although over 100 children and young people died in 2012, their deaths are often overshadowed.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts
Armed militias running illegal poaching and mining rackets and backed by a powerful army general come into conflict with conservation efforts—and the local population bears the brunt of the fallout.
Yesterday in Pulitzer Center's education office, we hosted a Google Hangout between Cairo-based journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and 9th graders at Staples High School in Westport, CT.
Africa, Defense, militarization and security, Economics, Human Rights, Human Rights
Jerusalem, the meeting point of three major religions, is always set aside as the final item to be resolved in any discussion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Have we waited too long?
Religion and religious tolerance, War Crimes and Terms of Peace, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
In northern Mali, far from Western eyes, a powerful Al Qaeda affiliate has managed to carve out what is effectively a new country. What they do with it will determine the future of the war on terror.
Africa, Religion and religious tolerance, Modern Day Conflicts
An Iowa-based medical team has been traveling to rural Haiti for years, assisting residents with health crises while searching for long-term ways to help the people improve their own situations.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
A national census in Bosnia in October 2013 may reveal an increasingly ethnic Bosnian population, but getting minorities to officially declare their often-stigmatized identities will be difficult.
The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Religion and religious tolerance
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.