June 25, 2015 /
A silent killer: China's number one occupational disease kills three times as many workers as mining accidents each year.
June 23, 2015 /
The New York Times
After years of working in an illegal gold mine, He Quangui, of China's Shaanxi Province, battles silicosis—an irreversible and painful lung disease.
June 11, 2015
For slum communities in Visakhapatnam, a city on India's southeast coast, Cyclone Hudhud brought not only thrashing winds and torrential rain, but also lingering debt to private moneylenders.
June 11, 2015 /
As India's economy rises and many enjoy a new prosperity, the country also faces soaring inequality. Surama Eesar is one of those left behind by the new economy.
June 9, 2015
Photojournalist Sim Chi Yin discusses her reporting on a family affected by silicosis, an occupational lung disease that affects an estimated 6 million in China, most of them miners.
June 8, 2015
The Geography of Poverty is a digital documentary project that combines geotagged photographs with census data to create a modern portrait of poverty in the US.
June 8, 2015 /
Photographer Matt Black and MSNBC undertake an in-depth report on poverty in the US, profiling the lives of America's poor in over 70 cities.
June 6, 2015 /
The government closed brothels to clamp down on human trafficking. But that move put the country's prostitutes in grave danger.
June 6, 2015
When Cambodia closed its brothels a successful government-run HIV prevention program collapsed, and a new health crisis emerged.
June 4, 2015 /
Local religious and political leaders in Puerto Esperanza, Peru, advocate for the construction of a road connecting the town to more populated areas. Many environmentalists oppose them.