August 7, 2013 /
Grimmstadr, in the northeast of Iceland, has only nine residents, but the region has become the center of controversy due to a Chinese billionaire's interest in the area.
July 30, 2013 /
After an unusually stormy winter and a cold spring the people of Northern Iceland like to make fun of the global warming theory—but they don’t really question the scientific arguments.
July 30, 2013
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
July 18, 2013 /
The National Interest
There has been much talk of parallels between two celebrated "whistleblowers," Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg. What may be more striking are the differences, both in circumstance and actions.
July 8, 2013
The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.
July 6, 2013 /
The Daily Beast
Millions of unnecessary deaths may result from Russia's refusal to implement accepted AIDS prevention and harm-reduction measures.
July 5, 2013 /
Distrust and distortion occupy the distance between much of Turkey and its Kurdish minority. Can they be overcome?
June 27, 2013 /
Fascism and ultranationalism are on the rise in countries across the EU. Greece and Hungary provide striking examples.
June 10, 2013
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.
June 4, 2013 /
The 506 homicides that occurred in Chicago in 2012 might be considered a local problem, but it is a global business. One of its key players: the German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch.