In March, C. Zawadi Morris set out to gather first-person narratives of as many subjects as possible across Brooklyn for The COVID-19 Writers Project. The multimedia project captured 10 stories on video, through Zoom calls, to represent our digital thumbprint as a society yearning to connect despite social distancing.
A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website.
On 19 October, the Brazilian government organized a high-profile ceremony to announce what it billed as a new breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. The one thing missing from the presentation? The evidence.
This is a love story about the people struck down by coronavirus. It’s about those who take COVID-19 seriously, those who don’t, and how that divide breaks uncomfortably along racial lines.
Both the EU and the U.S. approved Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir for use against the coronavirus in October, but the decisions baffled scientists who have closely watched the clinical trials unfold—and who have many questions about remdesivir's worth.
Lawyers paid by the Pentagon pursued the appeal on behalf of the released prisoner even as the State Department had a $4 million bounty out for him.
Although the Bavarian government, in Germany's south, has ordered the first widespread lockdowns in districts along the Austrian border, schools in most of Germany are generally back to normal. At least for the moment.
Jamaica Ray braves COVID-19 and cops to make his art and music in St. Louis's 63106 zip code. This is the second chapter in Ray’s life as part of the 63106 Project.
Akiko Iwasaki has produced high-profile papers in which she redirects her expertise in the immune system to questions such as why men are more likely to fare poorly if infected with coronavirus.
Can this many people be sick? This is the beginning. This is the first night the ambulances wake me up, but it will not be the last.
For two months, I laid on my couch tortured by what I could’ve and should have done.
The pandemic reminded us all that not only are we stronger together, but that our fates are intertwined in this globally connected world like never before.
The Israeli writer Yoram Hazony is one of the American right’s most celebrated thinkers—and the personification of a quietly influential Israel-American right-wing world of ideas.