October 6, 2014
Uruguayan President José Mujica, who lives in penury and drives a battered VW Beetle to better understand his country's poor, may be the most beloved president in the world. Does he deserve the hype?
October 3, 2014
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
October 3, 2014 /
Therapy, growth, and rehabilitation exist in many forms at Bastøy Prison. An inmate, serving an 18-year sentence for murder, shares his experience.
October 3, 2014 /
Russian law prohibiting the dissemination of "homosexual propaganda" to minors claims its first victims: a small weekly newspaper ordered to pay a hefty fine and a teacher fired from his job.
September 30, 2014 /
In Sikkim, India, the the victimization of the anti-mega dam activists has politicized hydropower development and transformed the government into what some call a "benign dictatorship."
September 26, 2014
A revolution is awakening in Cambodia—with protests led by a monk who is speaking out against the environmental destruction of his country.
September 23, 2014 /
Two years after South African police shot at striking miners, neither Lungisile Madwantsi—nor his country—has healed.
September 18, 2014
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
September 17, 2014
Russia's military annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine has already upended many lives. LGBT people and drug users are among those most at risk.
September 15, 2014 /
A member of the European Union, Hungary finds itself led by a populist who has publicly declared he would like to turn the country into an "illiberal democracy." Where does the country go from here?