Projects

Launched August 30, 2018 Jacqueline Flynn
Cape Town, South Africa, has saved its 3.7 million citizens from becoming very thirsty—for now. What lessons can the world learn about handling drought?
Launched August 29, 2018 M. G. Zimeta
Cambodia's post-genocide journey creates new opportunities and risks in national systems such as health, justice, and tech governance. It also reveals remarkable stories of human courage over time.
Launched August 28, 2018 Rohan Naik
The city of London is embroiled in a long-standing battle against air pollution. Are its latest efforts enough, or is it too little too late?
Launched August 27, 2018 Matthew Komatsu
From the personal to international, examining the long-term cultural impact of the 2011 Japan tsunami.
Launched August 27, 2018 Jaime Joyce
What challenges do kids face when a parent is imprisoned? “Children of the Incarcerated" introduces young readers to programs that help families stay connected when a parent is behind bars.
Launched August 27, 2018 AJ Naddaff
Kosovo has been one of the largest per-capita contributors of European jihadists to the wars in Syria and Iraq. Now many fighters are returning home. How is the state handling them?
Launched August 23, 2018 Vivienne Walt, Sebastian Meyer
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to most of the world's cobalt, to see how huge global demand can be met without rampant child labor and corruption.
Launched August 23, 2018 Indira Lakshmanan
"Indira Lakshmanan Reports" highlights Lakshmanan's reporting, commentary, and public event appearances.
Launched August 23, 2018 Sasha Ingber
Before the genocide, Myanmar’s military spent years dismantling Rohingya culture as part of its attempt to erase the minority’s identity. Journalist Sasha Ingber documents what remains today.
Launched August 20, 2018 Amanda Michelle Gordon
Brazil has put laws into place to serve the autistic community, but barriers exist that prevent legal rights from becoming a reality.
Launched August 17, 2018 Phillip Martin, Kavita Pillay
There are a lot of systems of division. Caste is one of them. This series takes listeners/viewers to India and back to the U.S. where caste impacts thousands, but for which there are no legal protections.
Launched August 16, 2018 Meg Vatterott
How does climate change disrupt a vulnerable community's access to water? Meg Vatterott reports on the effect of Mexico City's water crisis on the Mazahua indigenous community.
Launched August 15, 2018 Zack Beauchamp
Hungary's democracy is on the brink of total collapse. How could this happen in an advanced European nation? And what does Hungary's crisis mean for the future of democracy globally?
Launched August 15, 2018 Caron Creighton
Asylum seekers to Israel are faced with a number of struggles. For example, there are many anti-immigrant polices that force them into undesirable situations in order to remain in the country.
Launched August 13, 2018 Marc Gunther
Governments, foundations, and nonprofits aim to help the world's poorest people by giving them livestock, cash, training, and education. What works best? How do we know?
Launched August 10, 2018 Jason Motlagh, Mark Oltmann
In 2017, Myanmar’s military targeted Rohingya Muslims in a pogrom of mass murder and rape. We investigate the deadliest massacre of a state-orchestrated genocide, years in the making.
Launched August 10, 2018 Brian Munoz, Holly Piepenburg
Native American education has been on a steady decline for the past decade—now some are working to bridge the gap between education and the preservation of a neglected culture.
Launched August 9, 2018 Larry C. Price
Airborne particles—sometimes much smaller than the width of a human hair—are not just contributing to climate change. They are a leading driver of serious illness the world over.
Launched August 8, 2018 Thomas Dworzak
A moving photo essay about the Maasai in northeast Tanzania, who are struggling to make a living on ancestral lands that the government keeps trying to take away.
Launched August 7, 2018 Jill Langlois, Lianne Milton
Brazil’s prison system is in crisis. The wives and mothers of inmates at Alcaçuz—some who live right next door to the maximum-security prison—are its unseen victims.
Launched August 7, 2018 Susan Meiselas
Real estate investors are violating the hard-fought land rights of the Garífuna, an Afro-Caribbean community in Honduras whose unique and endangered culture has been recognized by UNESCO.
Launched August 7, 2018 Jonas Bendiksen
Greenland is facing a migration pattern that, if it continues, is a matter of national survival: The women are leaving.
Launched August 7, 2018 Chien-Chi Chang
The Lumad people are suffering, and the world has largely turned a deaf ear.
Launched August 7, 2018 Emin Ozmen
In Azerbaijan, Emin Özmen captures a story of assimilation: the integration of the Talysh, with their distinct and sometimes fading traditions, into a country asserting its national identity.