Projects

Launched January 16, 2017 Jonathan Blitzer
Thousands of Salvadorans deported by the Obama Administration find a surprising new life in an unfamiliar homeland.
Launched January 13, 2017 Xyza Cruz Bacani
Singapore is a prosperous country in Asia and migrant workers have played an important role in its success, but at what cost?
Launched January 10, 2017 Rachel Bronson, John Mecklin
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Launched January 4, 2017 Rong Xiaoqing
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
Launched January 2, 2017 Cassandra Vinograd
Mass killings, mass rape, ethnic cleansing, starvation and a lack of international will to act against the specter of genocide: A rare look inside the crisis in South Sudan.
Launched December 23, 2016 Malia Politzer, Emily Kassie
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Launched December 20, 2016 Aaron Nelsen, Julysa Sosa
For years Central Americans have transited Mexico en route to the United States, many are never heard from again. In a country teeming with the disappeared, Central American mothers search for theirs.
Launched December 19, 2016 Lynsey Addario, Aryn Baker
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
Launched December 19, 2016 Martin Fletcher
What will happen when Robert Mugabe's 36-year rule in Zimbabwe ends? Will life for millions of his oppressed, destitute countrymen get better—or even worse?
Launched December 15, 2016 Michael Kavanagh
An investigation into the business and financial links of Congo's President Joseph Kabila as he clings to power, throwing the country into a constitutional crisis.
Launched December 14, 2016 Ewen MacAskill
Roberto Kozak is virtually unknown. And yet this quiet man played a crucial role after the 1973 coup in Chile and he helped tens of thousands of prisoners out of custody and to find safe havens overseas.
Launched December 14, 2016 Meta Krese, Jošt Franko
From cotton farms in Burkina Faso to sweatshops in Bangladesh and Romania, a story of the real costs of our globalized economy.
Launched December 12, 2016 Negar Azimi, Knut Egil Wang
The world’s leading architects, the most vulnerable laborers, and a movement of concerned artists converge on a man-made island in the Persian Gulf called Saadiyat, which means “happiness” in Arabic.
Launched December 9, 2016 Jason Motlagh
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy toll.
Launched December 8, 2016 Zachary Slobig
The sea level rise clock ticks loudly for those who call the Guna Yala islands of Panama home. Will a pending migration to the mainland serve as a model of progressive climate change adaptation?
Launched December 7, 2016 Sarah Fahmy
An exploration into the emerging industry of underwater mining leads to more questions than answers. With time running out before this practice begins, are we acting irresponsibly?
Launched December 3, 2016 Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
While many in Cuba mourn the passing of Fidel Castro, others are more than ready for change.
Launched November 23, 2016 Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Donald Trump has targeted Mexico more than any other country, promising to build a wall, deport millions of Mexicans from the U.S., and cancel NAFTA. PBS NewsHour examines how Mexico is responding.
Launched November 18, 2016 Daniel Grossman
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Launched November 14, 2016 Tomas van Houtryve
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
Launched November 14, 2016 Isabel Izek
Mexico is considered the most advanced of the developing countries. Yet access to medical technology is reserved for those who can pay for private hospital care, excluding many of the most needy.
Launched November 10, 2016 Eli Kintisch
A journey to the Arctic realm of Greenland to explore its future and mysterious past.
Launched November 1, 2016 Shakeeb Asrar, Urooj Kamran Azmi
To counter terrorism, the Pakistani government has started executing all those convicted of terrorism. But they have overlooked whether those convicted received a fair trial or not.
Launched November 1, 2016 Kent Wagner
Borneo's ecological devastation involves logging, mining, palm oil cultivation, habitat loss, and climate change. This project examines these challenges through the eyes of Borneo’s indigenous people.