May 13, 2013 /
Control of Eastern Congo’s minerals has been a key driver in the fighting that has killed over 5 million people. A new project may have the answer – to produce conflict-free tin from a mine.
May 8, 2013
The World is a Carpet, by Pulitzer Center grantee Anna Badkhen, is an unforgettable portrait of a place and a people shaped by centuries of art, trade, and war.
May 3, 2013
Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the rare manuscripts smuggled from inside Timbuktu's hallowed libraries, child laborers in Burkina Faso and a conflict free tin mining initiative in the DRC...
May 2, 2013 /
A Dutch royal has a plan to end the violence that 'conflict minerals' have caused in South Kivu. Will it work?
April 29, 2013
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
April 28, 2013
In just a quarter century, one of the world's poorest countries has transformed itself into Africa's fourth-largest producer of gold. But at what cost to the children who labor in the mines?
April 28, 2013 /
The Philadelphia Inquirer
On the rocky ground outside the Kollo gold mining village near the border between Burkina Faso and Ghana, about 100 people are working, 30 of them children.
April 24, 2013 /
In an uncertain economic climate, this prosperous Surrey town 27 miles southwest of London shows that the impact of government welfare cuts is not shared equally across the nation.
April 24, 2013 /
The Financial Times explains how it crunched the numbers in its austerity study.
April 15, 2013 /
The New York Times
Shiho Fukada has been photographing the effects of the economic crisis in Japan, where notions of personal prosperity and lifetime employment have eroded.