December 2, 2013 /
The Kremlin offered to re-locate Russians living in monotowns. But many are unhappy to leave places that several generations of their families have called home.
December 1, 2013 /
The Daily Beast
Corruption, fear and asbestos dust mar the day-to-day of monotown Asbest. Like hundreds more industrial towns dependent on a single industry, residents search urgently for an exit strategy.
November 25, 2013 /
Foreign investors are clamoring for Zambia's bounty of resources. But can Zambia's government — and its people — keep their rightful share?
November 23, 2013
Jason Motlagh returns to Bangladesh to investigate its export garment industry in the wake of the Rana Plaza tragedy.
November 22, 2013 /
Victims of violence in Colombia, many of them union activists, suffer from the impunity that benefits murderers and attackers.
November 18, 2013 /
People in a mono-town Asbest are more afraid of anti-asbestos campaign than of asbestos. But now authorities give citizens of Russian mono-towns a chance to escape dependence on a single industry.
November 17, 2013
A special election in Nepal fuels hope for an end to years of gridlock but thousands of Nepalis are voting with their feet—leaving the country in pursuit of better opportunities.
November 14, 2013 /
Watch ZoomLion, Ghana's largest private waste management company, in action as it cleans Ghana's streets.
November 11, 2013
The special Talks @ Pulitzer for FotoWeek 2013 featured Louie Palu, Tomas van Houtryve and Greg Constantine, three photojournalists who travel the world to report on border issues.
November 10, 2013 /
Leather from Bangladesh is in great demand at fashion houses from Italy to Hong Kong, but it comes at a cost: toxic waste and disease in the tanneries of Dhaka. TIME takes a look inside.