September 18, 2014 /
Michelle Goldberg
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
September 8, 2014 / Untold Stories
Tom Clement
India’s growing demand for electricity and the push for privatization are having unintended consequences in India’s northern state of Sikkim.
Image by Paul Short. Turkey, 2014.
August 27, 2014
Paul Short
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 27, 2014
Rachael Bolte, Anna Nemtsova, Brendan Hoffman
Explore Russia's nearly 300 single industry monotowns with a new interactive map.
August 23, 2014
Reana Thomas
Alien invaders, primarily two plant species, threaten the livelihoods of 10,000 households surrounding Wular Lake in Kashmir, India.
August 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Ana P. Santos
For OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker) mothers, the financial rewards of working abroad are bittersweet.
August 18, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
After the longest work stoppage in South African history, a strike-break attempt fails and worker solidarity remains firm.
August 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
Economic Freedom Fighters seek to redraw South Africa's political landscape.
August 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Lake Turkana is the world's biggest desert lake, a vital source of life for humans and animals alike. But its lifeline is about to be cut by a push for development.
Image by Jason Larkin. South Africa, 2014.
August 14, 2014
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
August 12, 2014 / Rappler
Ana P. Santos
A volunteer organization in the UAE is teaching Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) basic computer skills to help them transition to higher paying jobs abroad or back home in the Philippines.

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