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Are Your Tinned Tomatoes Picked by Slave Labor?

The Italian mafia makes millions by exploiting migrants. In the Italian south, the lives of foreign agricultural laborers are so cheap that many NGOs have described their conditions as a modern form of slavery.

Losing Earth: From the Air

Photographer George Steinmetz documents the consequences of climate change from a different perspective in a new short film, "Losing Earth: From the Air."

Do Bans on Buying Sex Work?

There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?

Official Homophobia in Russia

With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.

Atlas of Pentecostalism

An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.

Belfast: A City Divided

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.

Russia's Monotowns

Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.

Scotland: Separation Anxiety?

For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.

A Melting Arctic

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

Britain: Charting the Impact of Austerity

Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.

The Vatican and the Nuns

Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.

Film: Congo/Women

On mothers Day in Norway the NGO Congo Women projected a video including images by Marcus Bleasdale onto the facade of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.

In Focus: Breakthrough or Bust at COP15?

Summer Marion, Pulitzer Center

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Fasting for climate change

Pulitzer Center Staff

Pulitzer Center reporters William Wheeler and Anna Katarina-Gravgaard report to Time in "Fasting for Climate Change."

Claiming a voice in Copenhagen?

Pulitzer Center Student Fellow and environmental journalist Sara Peach travels to Copenhagen in December to cover the COP15 UN climate negotiations.

Introducing "Bangladesh: Easy Like Water"

Glenn Baker and Stephen Sapienza are in Copenhagen to cover the COP15 talk after documenting rising sea levels in Bangladesh. Follow them as they report on the meetings and the Bangladeshi delegation's efforts to draw attention to the real and present outcomes of unchecked climate change.