January 25, 2015 /
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Living beneath Beijing's skyscrapers and residential blocks are an estimated 1 million migrant workers. Dubbed the "Rat Tribe", these low-wage workers make a home in windowless basement cubicles.
January 25, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Former bomb shelters and dank basements are now home to hundreds of thousands of rural migrants seeking to forge a new life in China's booming capital.
January 22, 2015 / Huffington Post
Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson
The filmmakers behind the documentary "Down to the Countryside" discuss China's rapidly disappearing rural villages.
September 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Shiho Fukada
A behind-the-scene account of how the "Disposable Workers in Japan" project was developed and how the film was edited.
September 25, 2014
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer, Guillaume Bonn
Interviews and images from the field of Jessica Hatcher, Guillaume Bonn and Marc Hofer.
September 22, 2014 / Outrage and Inspire
Roger Thurow
The Chicago Council launches a new multi-part video series on Roger Thurow's The Last Hunger Season.
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.
September 5, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Katherine Doyle
A million Chinese migrants, and billions of dollars in trade and investment, are reshaping Africa. Ian Johnson reviews Howard French's new book and the Pulitzer Center e-book by Jacob Kushner.
September 5, 2014
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
China faces huge challenges in feeding its people sustainably and safely. Iowa and U.S. agribusinesses believe they have the solutions. Are they the right ones?
September 5, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The Başıbüyük neighborhood in Istanbul offers two extremes of housing: shining new highrises and the rapidly disappearing squatter settlements of a previous generation.
September 3, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
You can lose perspective quickly amid all the signs of wealth in China. The realities for middle-class Chinese aren't as easy to see.

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