Indira Lakshmanan is an Executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a columnist for The Boston Globe. On September 13, 2019, she appeared on NPR's 1A Friday News Roundup.
Tensions between Russia and the West mean both sides have let the memories of Crimean War dead fade.
And it’s not because of Brexit.
The Brexit debacle shows us we are in an age of irresponsibility.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
Indira Lakshmanan was a guest host on 1A where she discussed the UK Parliment rejected plan for Brexit.
Trump-loving protesters rallying in London are part of a larger nationalistic movement around the world that predates Trump, but is being actively stoked by those close to the president.
The fight for clean air has emerged from numerous directions. The law, in particular, has proven to be a necessary and sometimes surprising tool.
Britain sought to retain its imperial clout as the Empire crumbled after the Second World War by seeking to dominate the arms industry. This is a major investigation of the contemporary results.
London already waged one battle for its air nearly six decades ago. The war, however, isn't yet over. A rise in pollution threatens the city and its most vulnerable residents yet again.
The most dangerous effects of air pollution often go unseen. The city of London has implemented numerous measures to mitigate rising air pollution. But, has it done enough?
Dr. Jason Husser, Director of the Elon University Poll and Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses the relationship between political socialization and radicalization in the 2018 global political climate.
Paramilitary activity is on the rise in Northern Ireland. But the causes go far deeper than Brexit.
In The Ballymurphy Precedent, Collum Macrae probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics, including a priest and a mother of eight, in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
In the last two years, voters across Europe have elected new governments whose platforms rest, in more or less explicit ways, on the politics of "identitarianism."
Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.
This project examines de-radicalization efforts inside London's highest security prison following a string of terrorist attacks that have rocked Europe in recent years.
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
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 new, harsher immigration bills being considered and more migrants seeking entrance to the UK, what is life really like for the more than 400,000 people in Britain without legal status?
Feminists, LGBT people, artists and other progressive European Muslims are taking ownership of their their faith in innovative ways. How are they shaping the future of Islam in Europe?
For at-risk LGBT asylum seekers from former British protectorates, the UK is an ideal and obvious destination. But what happens when the British government won't allow them to stay?
Half the population of the United Kingdom may be obese by 2050. What are the causes and what is being done?
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
Refugees are using technology in unprecedented ways to connect with loved ones and document their time in exile. Photographer Tomas van Houtryve explains how his project came together.
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.
Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Grantee Callum Macrae was nominated for an award at BAFTA's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards for his reporting on the Ballymurphy massacre.
Panelists discuss the role of social media in peace and conflict and how it has changed the way stories are reported.
Introducing the winners of the "Beyond War" reporting fellowship competition for Campus Consortium students and alums: Julia Canney from William & Mary and Sarah Hoenicke from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Student fellow reflects upon reporting on immigrants in the United Kingdom supported by the Pulitzer Center
This week's News Bite lesson explores Britain's growing population of irregular migrants, a major issue in the discussion of whether or not Britain should continue to be part of the European Union.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Honors given to two Pulitzer Center-supported projects, including the data-driven, multimedia Financial Times investigation examining the impact of UK austerity measures.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students explore how journalists use various mediums to analyze the experiences of communities migrating to Britain.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.