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Europe

Finding Home

Crisis in Syria sent millions fleeing to Europe. This is the journey of one family TIME followed for a year as they left their homeland behind to begin a new life.

Wind Turbines or Reindeer—Do We Have to Choose?

Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help address climate change — a big wind farm, being built right through their herding grounds.

Health, Wealth, and Wine

Field reporting can lead to surprising discoveries. But Scales wasn't expecting to find a possible link between Lyme, mushroom foraging, and a medieval wine cellar below a French hospital.

Promised Land

Is Angela Merkel's Germany really the paradise refugees believe it to be?

September 09, 2016

Muslims in Manchester: Countering Islamophobia

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.

May 15, 2016

Britain's Irregular Migrants

Abe Kenmore

With new, harsher immigration bills being considered and more migrants seeking entrance to the UK, what is life really like for the more than 400,000 people in Britain without legal status?

May 10, 2016

Surviving Fortress Europe

Jeanne Carstensen, Jodi Hilton

The Syrian refugee crisis is changing both refugee communities and their host countries.

May 05, 2016

Ireland Still Rising After 100 Years?

Laura Flanders

It is being marked as the turning point for Irish freedom, but as they celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising the Irish are far from free from the demands of global finance.

January 22, 2016

In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe

Wairimu Michengi

As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.

Meet Paul Salopek

Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.

Meet Tim Judah

Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.

'Traces of Exile' SECCA Installation Preview

Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.

News Bites and Lesson Plan of the Week: The Future of Ireland

This week's news bite lesson explores the challenges facing Ireland in the face of the 100-year anniversary of Easter Rising, a rebellion that planted seeds for Ireland's ultimate division into the primarily Catholic Republic of Ireland in the south and primarily Protestant Northern Ireland, which remains part of the United Kingdom.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.

Language and Nationalism

This lesson will help students apply knowledge of language to understand how it functions in different cultures and contexts.

Language Matters!

Various standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around the importance of language diversity.

Libya After Liberation

Students will debate what policy Italy should implement when dealing with the migrants from Libya after their role in overthrowing Gaddafi.

The Impact of 'Polish Gold'

Students will learn about the effects of burning coal in Poland and apply their analyses of the articles to create a presentation that they feel will best support advocacy for coal regulation.