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Broken Border

A surge of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed the country's immigration system to the breaking point, and new policies aimed at stopping them have created a humanitarian crisis.

Examining Domestic Violence in Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos' secretive culture has made it harder to tackle domestic violence. Regardless, women are resisting the secrecy, changing the culture, and speaking about their experiences.

If This Hair Could Talk

Women in some of the most impoverished areas of Cambodia sell their hair as a means of survival. But are they being exploited for vanity an unregulated hair industry?

Borderland Sisterhood

In 2018, hundreds of nuns descended on the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer in migrant shelters. Many have stayed to continue their work, citing a “calling” unlike any they have felt before.

Coca Leaf: The Green Danger of the Amazon

In Bolivia, where the Andes meets the Amazon, coca leaf is now everywhere. This plant is lucrative and so it became a monoculture in the region, causing trees to gradually vanish.

Andean Gold, Mercury, and Climate Change

In La Rinconada, Peru, the world’s highest permanent human settlement, climate change, gold fever, a receding Andean glacier, and toxic mercury converge.

A Cryptocurrency Rush In The Grey Zone

Why is there a rush for cryptocurrencies in places that don't exist? A story set in the post-Soviet space, where ultra-libertarianism meets kleptocracy and sanctions evasion.