Projects

Launched September 12, 2016 Brian Castner
What climate change looks like in the Canadian Arctic, from a canoe on the Mackenzie River.
Launched September 9, 2016 Amir Hassan
Amir Hassan reports from Manchester, UK, on Muslim youth who embrace their heritage, using it to promote non-violence, community building, and a sense of global citizenship.
Launched September 9, 2016 Ian Johnson, Sim Chi Yin
China's leading thinkers, activists, artists, and authors talk about the future of their country.
Launched September 4, 2016 Christopher de Bellaigue
The failed coup of July 15 brought Turks together to defeat an anti-democratic action by the military. But these events have left President Erdogan stronger—and more anti-Western—than ever.
Launched September 2, 2016 Elisabeth Zerofsky
The French government is pouring money into developing new "deradicalization" programs for French youth. But does anyone really know how to "deradicalize" someone?
Launched August 30, 2016 Makenzie Huber
Unreliable access to electricity and ever-increasing prices for gas keep almost half of the Dominican Republic from escaping poverty. Some communities are turning to solar cooking as a solution.
Launched August 24, 2016 Kira Zalan
Blacklisted as a state sponsor of terror, Sudan is waging its own fight against the Islamic State group. Can a government that's based itself in Islamist rhetoric part with its past and stay in power?
Launched August 23, 2016 Oliver Bullough
The Ukrainians who overthrew their president in 2014 were driven mainly by anger about corruption. It has proved harder to change the country's habits than its leaders.
Launched August 17, 2016 Misha Friedman
According to all the latest reports, South Africa is making major steps in treating and preventing HIV/AIDS. A look at how the lives of women here have changed in the past three years.
Launched August 12, 2016 Emily Baumgaertner
How close are we to a yellow fever pandemic?
Launched August 11, 2016 Scott Anderson, Ben Solomon
The unraveling of the modern Middle East, from the Iraq War to the rise of ISIS and the global refugee crisis. A landmark collaboration with The New York Times Magazine.
Launched August 9, 2016 Natalie Keyssar
In post-Chavez Venezuela, as an economic and political crisis threatens to plunge the country even deeper into chaos, daily life for many is a struggle for sustenance and safety.
Launched August 2, 2016 Daniel Socha
Over the past two decades fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has torn through the region, leaving widespread poverty and hopelessness. Project Kirotshe helps one community rebuild hope through a youth running program.
Launched August 1, 2016 Sonia Shah
Europe's failure to provide adequate health care to tens of thousands of migrants trapped in Greece threaten the continent with a flood of new contagions
Launched August 1, 2016 Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
Launched July 29, 2016 Vince Beiser, Sim Chi Yin
Concrete. Glass. Silicon. Our civilization is built on the most important yet most overlooked commodity in the world: sand. And we are starting to run out.
Launched July 28, 2016 Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus directed and produced a video for her project about how, with help from the Catholic Church, coffee farmers in rural Colombia are fighting against the impacts of climate change.
Launched July 25, 2016 Alvaro Ortiz, Will Fitzgibbon
A new game based on the Panama Papers that lets you discover the widespread, corrupt and often harmful offshore networks that deprive African countries of billions of dollars.
Launched July 19, 2016 Jason Motlagh
In their bid to reach the United States, a growing number of migrants fleeing poverty and conflicts at home are braving the treacherous Darién Gap. Many never emerge.
Launched July 19, 2016 Amy Maxmen
Young women are at particularly high risk for HIV in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, where about 5,000 of them acquire the disease each week. Is a drug to prevent HIV really the best solution? Amy Maxmen looks at alternative solutions in South Africa.
Launched July 18, 2016 George Black
Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes on the Herculean task of cleaning up his country’s most sacred river, the Ganges. Can he succeed where all his predecessors have failed?
Launched July 15, 2016 Amanda Ulrich
After the European Union’s plan to send new refugees from Greece back to Turkey, Italy is more inundated with refugees than ever. And Rome is at the center of it all.
Launched July 15, 2016 Maddy Crowell, Sara Hylton
India is building the first-ever railway to its "lost valley." What will it mean for Kashmir?
Launched July 14, 2016 Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
With food shortages, collapsing health care, spiraling violence, political chaos and an economy in free-fall, Venezuelans of all types are living out the slow collapse of their country.