January 20, 2017 / International Business Times
Martin Fletcher
Ben Freeth's family farm was Zimbabwe's biggest mango producer until Robert Mugabe's 'war vets' seized it in 2009. Now, as millions of Zimbabweans survive on foreign food aid, it produces nothing.
A view of San Salvador from the northern outskirts of the city. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
January 16, 2017 /
Jonathan Blitzer
Thousands of Salvadorans deported by the Obama Administration find a surprising new life in an unfamiliar homeland.
An English language school in San Salvador, called EnglishCool. Its founder, Eddie Anzora, prepares students for work in the call centers. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
January 16, 2017 / The New Yorker
Jonathan Blitzer
How American immigration policy has fueled an unlikely industry in El Salvador.
A North Korean citizen enjoying herself at a shooting range in Pyongyang. Image by Laya Maheshwari. North Korea, 2016.
January 16, 2017 / Fandor
Laya Maheshwari
In 1962, an American soldier defected to North Korea. He's still there. This documentary tells his story.
Nuclear power
January 10, 2017
Rachel Bronson, John Mecklin
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Johannesburg
January 3, 2017 / Untold Stories
Mark Olalde
South Africa has historically failed to properly regulate closure of the mines that helped build its economy. These photos chronicle the country's attempt to play catch up.
coal
January 1, 2017 / Inter Press Service
Mark Olalde
Abandoned mines, a shrinking minerals extraction workforce and traditional practices combine to produce small-scale miners in South Africa.
December 30, 2016 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
What is the best time to talk about a company's impact? Dipali Patwa founded a clothing brand that uses organic cotton and artisan-based crafts. Impact, she says, is often misused.
Investigator Iyad Haddad explains the injuries the different spent weapons in his office have done to Palestinians. Image by Matt Kennard. Palestine, 2016.
December 28, 2016 / The Electronic Intifada
Matt Kennard
The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.
An aerial view of one of Mintails Mining South Africa (Pty) Ltd's mining rights shows extensive, unremediated mine waste. Image by Mark Olalde. South Africa, 2016.
December 26, 2016 / Oxpeckers
Mark Olalde
This investigation combines print, photo, a mini documentary and a searchable dataset to explain never-before-seen data regarding mine closure certificates and financial provisions for rehabilitation...
December 24, 2016 / Untold Stories
Meta Krese
What would change for farmers in Burkina Faso who rely on manual labor if they knew they were competing against farmers in the U.S. who use machines for pressing cotton bales?
Image by Emily Kassie. Turkey, 2016.
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.
Local farmers load the cotton onto the Sofitex containers at the collection center, near Boro. Image by Jost Franko. Burkina Faso, 2015.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jošt Franko
Photographer Jost Franko follows the path of cotton in Burkina Faso, Bangladesh and Slovenia, where he finds farmers and textile workers who are often struggling—underpaid or mistreated.

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