Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
Regional/border disputes, Immigration
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.
Journalist Larry Price talks about how child labor is exploited in the gold mines of the Philippines.
Asia, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
Peter Chilson discusses his project on the borders of French West Africa, including his time in Mali during a coup d'etat.
Reporter John Schmid talks about the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Paper Cuts" project, an in-depth examination of how China has taken away one of Wisconsin's signature industries.
Asia, Economics, Environmental Public Policy
Faced with the devastating twin threats of digital and China, can a critical Wisconsin industry survive?
Pulitzer Center grantee James Whitlow Delano traveled to Suriname to report on the Chinese population living and working in the small Amazonian country. James talks about his project in this video.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
Asia, Defense, militarization and security, Regional/border disputes, Modern Day Conflicts
Journalist Tariq Mir reports from Kashmir on the rise of a Saudi-backed Salafi movement and its growing conflict with the region's traditional Sufism.
Traditional exporters of migrants have become importers, turning the old paradigm on its head. The recent "brain gain" has presented new opportunities – and challenges – for Brazil, China and others.
Africa, American History, Immigration
As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our ancestors who walked out of Africa 50,000 years ago.
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
Economics, Food security, Freshwater Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments
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.
Economics, Post-War Reconstruction
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
Ecosystems, Environmental Public Policy, Freshwater Resources, Impact of Global Trade on Regional Civilizations
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
Political Revolutions, The Rise of Dictatorial Regimes, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts
See behind the scenes of an international reporting project. Follow science writer Erik Vance and photojournalist Dominic Bracco as they report from the Sea of Cortez.
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments
The Sea of Cortez is—or was—a vast and lush underwater paradise. Industrial fishing operations are now decimating the sea's bounty. Tuna, red snapper, and shark are all but gone.
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Freshwater Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments, World History
Reporter Eve Conant visits the once-secret city of Obninsk, outside Moscow, where Russia is educating “nuclear newcomers” from Belarus, Turkey, Vietnam, Bangladesh and other countries.
Science, World History, The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Nigerian journalist Ameto Akpe answers questions via video on government accountability, and water and sanitation. You can watch here.
Health, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments, Political Revolutions, Civil Rights, The Great Depression, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations