January 19, 2017 /
May Jeong
The task of making peace in Afghanistan seem to have fallen on the shoulders of unlikely men. This is the story of their efforts to end the war in Afghanistan.
Carrying cotton to the collection point in Diongolo, Burkina Faso. Image by Jošt Franko. Burkina Faso, 2016
January 5, 2017 /
Meta Krese, Jošt Franko
Meta Krese and Jost Franko discuss today’s globalized economy by connecting growers of cotton from Burkina Faso, the garment industry in Bangladesh, and European consumers.
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.
Workers are seen in a garment factory in Mirpur area in Dhaka. The factory employs 1200 workers, who mostly produce jeans and jackets. Image by Jost Franko. Bangladesh, 2016.
December 23, 2016 / Untold Stories
Meta Krese
Those who work in Bangladesh's textile industry know that a change in public opinion in the West could mean that they are out of a job.
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.
December 20, 2016
Libby Allen
Grantee journalist Will Fitzgibbon discusses his project "Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining in Africa" with teachers in Washington, DC, as part of Pulitzer Center series for educators.
Congolese President Joseph Kabila proposes a toast during a state banquet in honor of President Jacob Zuma at the African Union Village in Kinshasa. Image by GCIS, courtesy of GovernmentZA on Flickr.
December 15, 2016
Michael Kavanagh
An investigation into the business and financial links of Congo's President Joseph Kabila as he clings to power, throwing the country into a constitutional crisis.
December 15, 2016 / Bloomberg News
Michael Kavanagh
President Joseph Kabila and his relatives have built a network of businesses that reaches into every corner of Congo’s economy. Is that why he won’t step down?
Kozak escorts British doctor Sheila Cassidy to the plane taking her out of Chile, in 1975. Image courtesy Museo de la Memoria y los DDHH de Chile.
December 14, 2016 / The Guardian
Ewen MacAskill
Under General Pinochet’s rule of terror in Chile, one man saved thousands of people from the dictator’s brutal secret police. How did Roberto Kozak do it – and escape death?
Local farmers are seen at the so-called market, a collection center for cotton, in a village near Dano. Image by Jošt Franko. Burkina Faso, 2015.
December 14, 2016
Meta Krese, Jošt Franko
From cotton farms in Burkina Faso to sweatshops in Bangladesh and Romania, a story of the real costs of our globalized economy.
December 6, 2016
Libby Allen, Reese Erlich
Veteran Journalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich discusses his reporting with Alabama high schoolers.
“Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County.” Image by Tomas van Houtryve. United States, 2014.
December 4, 2016
Tomas van Houtryve, Jon Sawyer
Winston-Salem Journal explores exhibition, part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.

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