Publications

The New Yorker

Saudi Arabia's Driven Women

Arguments against women driving in Saudi Arabia include that it may damage women's ovaries. But that isn't stopping women from organizing petitions, "drives" and dinners to fight back against the law.

China in Africa: Mine Control

As Zambians wonder why the fruits of lucrative contracts with the Chinese have not eased high poverty and unemployment levels, Zambia's government takes on Chinese investors with a new law.

Japan's Jobs Crisis

Shiho Fukada documents the lives of disposable workers in Japan in stories that illustrate the global unemployment crisis.

Turkey: After the Hunger Strike

When hundreds of Kurdish prisoners, citizens, and politicians committed to an indefinite hunger strike, Turkey nervously anticipated casualties. Then, on the 68th day, it ended. What did we learn?

Talking About AIDS in Africa

At the International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar, a new study suggesting that hormonal contraception shots may double the risk of women becoming H.I.V.-positive created a stir.