Why are activists pouring store-bought sand onto a California beach?
New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty.
Pulitzer Center Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb looks at recent protests in Russia and Vladimir Putin’s broader fears of growing discontent.
David Maurice Smith documented the lives of people in the northern Ontario community, some of whom still suffer from the trickle-down impact of residential schools, extinguished only in 1996.
People of the Parting Rocks: Gaining cultural context of the Indigenous suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat.
To heal the deep wounds left by a dark colonial history and a recent suicide crisis, the Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat looks to reconnect with the land and their traditions.
Mexicans call it, “The Wall of Shame”. What does the wall look like from Mexico, not just to ordinary Mexicans, but to those whose homes literally touch the wall?
David Maurice Smith travelled to Attawapiskat to show the community in a cultural context that could help Canadians see beyond crisis and understand more about the lives of its residents.
Karim Chrobog talks with fellow grantee Roger Thurow about his project, "Wasted," on the Food Security Podcast.
Chinese-American ethnographer Christina Xu began project that would provoke honest, often uncomfortable conversations between young Asian Americans and their elders.
Under the direction of Zawadi Noel, a teaching artist from Urban Arts Partnership, students discuss other artists’ works and make their own art.
In Ontario, many people hope cows will soon head to prison–not for bad behavior, but because they believe prison is their rightful home.
Mexicans call it The Wall of Shame. Few people north of the border ever ask, what does the wall look like from Mexico, not just to ordinary Mexicans but those whose homes literally touch the wall?
Gaining understanding of the suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat, Ontario through an understanding of the culture, values and perspectives of its residents.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
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?
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.
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?
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.
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
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.
A journey to the Arctic realm of Greenland to explore its future and mysterious past.
Photojournalist David Maurice Smith travelled to the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat, Canada to document the cultural context of a suicide epidemic facing its residents.
For more than 30 years, James Whitlow Delano has documented the U.S./Mexico border. He now takes a close at the people as he examines financial, political and human rights implications.
This project investigates the important emerging political debate about whether or not nuclear power can reduce the threats posed by climate change.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal immigration he vows to fight.
How did you spend your summer vacation? Pulitzer Center grantee Brian Castner paddled 1,125 miles down the Mackenzie River in Arctic Canada to report on climate change.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II's reporting follows Diego, a former gang member on his personal journey for reconciliation and redemption. In this video Bracco gives a behind-the-scenes look at the history of violence in Juarez.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Author Roger Thurow discusses the role of nutrition during the most important time in human development—from pregnancy through a child's second birthday.
The Pulitzer Center adds a second senior editor, Jeffrey Bartholet, in line with the increasing scope of the Center's work.
For a week, The Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Grantees Ben Taub and Daniella Zalcman were honored with 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for their reporting.
This week: a Canadian town wracked by suicides, the first world's withdrawl from the hunt for Kony, and the obstacles France's Marine Le Pen must overcome to win the presidency.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
Pulitzer Center interns Arthur Jones and Ifath Sayed reported on the preservation of African American cemeteries.
Filmmakers and performers from "Circus Without Borders" visited schools in Winnipeg, Manitoba in March, 2017.
The "Strong Women" assignment asks contributors to share the stories of strong women in their lives.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
The role and responsibility of the press under President Trump: CNN anchor Jake Tapper and Washington Post political reporter David Fahrenthold explore the topic with Marvin Kalb.
Marvin Kalb on President Trump: "He hates the press, and yet cannot live without it. It is his oxygen; it is what keeps him alive, emotionally and politically."