Richard Bernstein at the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
December 7, 2016
by Richard Bernstein, Mark Schulte

Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.

December 7, 2016 / Foreign Policy
by Sally H. Jacobs

With the passing of Fidel, a young generation of Cubans worries that the nascent rapprochment with the U.S. may be stalled or worse. Some worry that their future is bleak.

Richard and Elixa and their two daughters. Image by Natalie Keyssar. Venezuela, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / The California Sunday Magazine
by Natalie Keyssar

As Venezuela slides deeper into crisis, inflation, food and medicine scarcity, and insecurity seem to escalate endlessly. Amid the chaos, families are struggling to hold their lives together.

November 22, 2016 / Three Weddings Press
by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

"The Chilean Chronicles" is a compilation of writings from Jeff Kelly Lowenstein's 2013 semester as a Fulbright Scholar at Diego Portales University in Santiago.

November 22, 2016
by Tom Hundley

This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.

November 21, 2016
by Ben Solomon, Scott Anderson

Landmark New York Times Magazine issue focused on the stories of individuals in the Middle East to explore regional conflicts.

November 21, 2016
by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein discusses his new book, "The Chilean Chronicles," at Public Narrative in Chicago.

New Market
November 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
by Lauren Markham

Millenial mayor of San Salvador Nayib Bukele has promised to transform San Salvador into a "city of lights"—and he's doing so in unconventional ways. Will his strategies work?

Women dressed in traditional Korean dresses performing at the opening ceremony of the 15th Pyongyang International Film Festival. Image by Laya Maheshwari. North Korea, 2016.
November 16, 2016 / Fandor
by Laya Maheshwari

More than 10 years ago, a British filmmaker received unprecedented access to film in Pyongyang. The documentary he made is an engaging portal into everyday life in North Korea.

Feminists protest sexual violence in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image by Misha Friedman. Ukraine, 2016.
November 16, 2016 / The Odessa Review
by Sophie Pinkham

Over the last several months, the Ukrainian taboo against speaking out against sexual violence has been broken. A landmark Kyiv protest calls attention to sexual violence in Ukraine.

Zuby Malik in front of health facility La Paradera in Havana where she began treatment with the lung cancer vaccine CimaVax this summer. Image by Nauman Malik. Cuba, 2016.
November 15, 2016 / The New York Times
by Sally H. Jacobs

The US FDA recently approved a clinical trial of a lung cancer vaccine made in Cuba. But American cancer patients are already smuggling the vaccine into the country in refrigerated lunch boxes.

November 10, 2016
by Daniella Zalcman

Daniella Zalcman's series 'Faces of Faith' series explores the varying views on sexual and gender identity held by religious leaders in Uganda.