October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
Karachi Circular Railway walkover. Image by Ivan Sigal. Nazimabad, Karachi, 2014.
June 18, 2014
Ivan Sigal
An investigation of Karachi's urban development, tracing a defunct public transport route to explore stories about the city’s growth, its urban present, its rural past and its possible futures.
June 16, 2014 / The New Republic
Matthew Niederhauser
Day two of Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary from the World Cup in Brazil.
June 11, 2014 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Chris Berdik, Steve Sapienza
Lake Tonle Sap, Cambodia’s “beating heart,” is threatened by the competing needs of a rapidly developing nation. Can a new kind of conservation save it?
June 6, 2014 / Roads & Kingdoms
Jenna Krajeski
These Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.
Image by Geric Cruz. Philippines, 2014.
May 22, 2014
Ana P. Santos
When a Filipino woman leaves her home to work overseas as a nanny, she knows that it will be years before she sees her own children again.
May 19, 2014
Tom Hundley
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 15, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
Coal is Turkey’s most exploited indigenous source of energy. And it is at the center of political power.
May 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Quinn Libson
Listen to Indian American perspectives on the 2014 general elections—the largest democratic exercise in human history.
Image by Alice Proujansky. United States, 2014.
May 6, 2014
Alissa Quart, Alice Proujansky
Millions of women from poor countries come to work in America as caregivers or nannies. Who looks after their children back home?
May 6, 2014 / The Nation
Alissa Quart, Alice Proujansky
When only US wages can support families in the Global South, parents and children divide to survive.

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