November 29, 2016 /
The following 5E lesson plan for 4th - 8th grade students explores the concept of suggestibility through taste tests and discussion. Students will learn about the role suggestibility plays in various...
November 23, 2016 / The New Yorker
Elisabeth Zerofsky
“Heaven Will Wait” draws from real stories of teen-age girls in France who joined networks of jihadists.
Malikka Bouaissa (left) and Assia Missaoui
November 3, 2016 / Untold Stories
Nick Shindo Street
Sword-wielding ISIS partisans grab headlines and prompt clicks, but Europe's other Muslim fringe—women, LGBT people, artists and community activists—are far more numerous and influential.
October 24, 2016
Nick Shindo Street
Europe's extremist Muslim fringe dominates headlines, but progressive artists and activists on the "other Muslim fringe" are at the forefront of efforts to shape the future of Islam in Europe.
Marcus Sapere practices Reiki massage on a client in his office in Alameda, California. Reiki is based on the idea that sickness is caused by the changes in energy and that a therapist can manipulate that energy with his hands and mind. Image by Erika Larsen.
October 13, 2016
Erik Vance
Inside our heads is an ancient power. A tool of miracle-workers, charlatans, witch doctors, hypnotists and physicians alike. It's a basic part of who we are. It's the hidden power of suggestibility.
Video still. 2016.
October 13, 2016 / Untold Stories
Erik Vance
Journalist Erik Vance explores the science and psychology behind suggestibility in his new book Suggestible You.
MIKE PINAY, Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School (1953-1963).“It was the worst 10 years of my life. I was away from my family from the age of six to 16. How do you learn about family? I didn’t know what love was. We weren’t even known by names back then. I was a number.” Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.
September 14, 2016 / World Policy Journal
Daniella Zalcman
Daniella Zalcman's award winning project 'Sign's of Your Identity' is featured in the fall issues of World Policy Journal.
King Tom Cemetary
September 13, 2016
Amy Maxmen
Journalist Amy Maxmen receives prestigious science-writing prizes for reporting on Ebola and other diseases
Image provided by Amir Hassan.
September 9, 2016
Amir Hassan
Amir Hassan reports from Manchester, UK, on Muslim youth who embrace their heritage, using it to promote non-violence, community building, and a sense of global citizenship.
With a wooden cross necklace clasped around his neck, a rural farmer look down at his hand full of coffee beans praying that conditions will get better. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
August 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus examines how small coffee farmers in Colombia are fighting against the impact of climate change. With the assistance of the Catholic Church, they are now experimenting with techniques...
August 10, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Jane Darby Menton, Mark Schulte
Connect students to this gripping modern history of the Middle East with lesson plans for K-12 and university students.
Manchester-based hip-hop artist Jaheda Choudhury-Potter
July 21, 2016 / Huffington Post
Nick Shindo Street
Lesbian, Muslim, out and proud, Jaheda Choudhury-Potter has made a name for herself in British hip-hop.
Ganges waste
July 18, 2016 / The New Yorker
George Black
More than a billion gallons of waste enter the river every day. Can India’s controversial Prime Minister save it?

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