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A Wee Spark of Hope

Two years into Scotland’s bid to end child poverty, a notorious neighborhood tests the nation’s resolve — and its fate may send a message to crusaders for poor kids everywhere.

Britain's Irregular Migrants

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?

Surviving Fortress Europe

The Syrian refugee crisis is changing both refugee communities and their host countries.

Ireland Still Rising After 100 Years?

It is being marked as the turning point for Irish freedom, but as they celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising the Irish are far from free from the demands of global finance.

In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe

As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.

Europe's Other Muslim Fringe

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?

What Happened on Tarajal Beach?

On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?

Prevention + Cure

Northern Europe can teach important lessons about how to help slow, and to prepare for, global warming. We report on the relatively low carbon foot print of northern Europe and sea-level-rise plans.

Crisis of Survival: African Immigrants in France

Members of the African diaspora in France share many common experiences; discrimination, lack of acceptance, and the struggle to succeed to become educated and full members of society.

This Week: Identity In Flames

The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.