Projects

Launched September 27, 2016 Dillon DeWitt
For individuals and families living in the remote First Nations reserve of St. Theresa Point, life teeters between traditional expectations and encroaching Western influences, producing a lifelong tension.
Launched September 23, 2016 Laura Kasinof
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Launched September 21, 2016 Jennifer Stephens
As the world sprints to end AIDS, adolescents and young people suffer from HIV in the shadows with girls and young women bearing the brunt in Malawi.
Launched September 19, 2016 Christian Belanger
The South African government is working to reform Alexandra Township, one of the poorest, most densely populated areas of Johannesburg, still struggling to overcome the legacy of apartheid. Can it succeed?
Launched September 16, 2016 Joshua Kucera
Examining the cultural, historical, and political meanings of Europe by traveling along its geographical border with Asia.
Launched September 15, 2016 Ben Mauk, George Butler
The crisis in Europe has created entire towns of refugees in rural Germany and prompted an epidemic of xenophobic arson attacks across the country.
Launched September 14, 2016 Rachel Townzen
Syrian refugees have an unprecedented access to and use of technology. Yet in a crisis defined by themes of information and communication, disconnection remains a striking challenge.
Launched September 14, 2016 Holly Gambrell
This investigation into the lifestyles, struggles and cultures of the Roma people living in Rome examines how the Italian government—and citizens—treat the Roma population.
Launched September 14, 2016 Ikra Javed
A third gender lives in Pakistan, earning livelihoods through begging, sex work and dancing. But a closer look uncovers the diverse identities and daily realities comprising this trans community.
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.