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Politics

From democracies to authoritarian regimes, government policies can have life and death stakes for citizens. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Politics” feature reporting on elections, political corruption, systems of government and political conflict. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on politics.

 

Multimedia Site: Mined Amazon (Portuguese)

The Mined Amazon project inspects the Brazilian government by monitoring thousands of mining applications that threaten the peoples of the Amazon.

Armenia and Azerbaijan at War

Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war, and the consequences—humanitarian above all, but also political and international—are going to be profound.

The Political Arc of Deforestation

An investigation of the spurious relations between local politics and environmental degradation in the Amazon rainforest.

Karabakh Crisis

As much of the world is paralyzed by the coronavirus, an active war has broken out with few people watching and fewer actors to reign it in.

Belarus on the Brink

Is the “last dictatorship in Europe" finally ready for reform, or is the stage being set for a Russian takeover? Simon Ostrovsky reports on the Belarusian election and the subsequent protests.

The 1857 Project

The 1857 Project tells the story of race in St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois. The 1857 Dred Scott decision denying blacks humanity and the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates were the prelude to Civil War.

Outbreak: Africa’s Data Journalism Alliance Against COVID-19

African scientists, researchers, and data journalists come together to focus on the big picture of coronavirus in Africa, identifying the most vulnerable communities and analyzing the healthcare system.

Ukraine's War: Lives Frozen By Conflict

Paula Bronstein's focus is Ukraine's vulnerable, fragile elderly population trapped by an endless war that sees their lives frozen by conflict, impoverished, living in dilapidated homes.

The Orange Areas of Central India

Over 1.5 million people in central India live in the crossfire of a 50-year old land dispute between two government departments over who governs lands known as Orange Areas.

Battle to the Ballot Box

Voter suppression, harsh voter ID laws, and voter disenfranchisement are on the rise. How does this affect the competitive Democratic primary and United States' most-watched election?

Meet the Journalist: Sim Chi Yin

Photographer Sim Chi Yin speaks on the thinking and impulse behind making the latest chapter of her ongoing project "Shifting Sands," a visual investigation of the global depletion of construction sand.

Meet the Journalist: Ben Mauk

Ben Mauk on his cover feature "Mountain of Tongues" and his travels through the "Lost Nation" in the Russian Caucasus—discussing the long-awaited coming home of the Circassians.

Meet the Journalist: Sam Eaton

Environmental journalist Sam Eaton discusses his deep dive reporting trip along Brazil’s violent “arc of deforestation” to explore the crucial question: Can we save the Amazon, so it can help save us?

Back to School: Catching up with the World

At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.

'Losing Earth' Curricular Materials

Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.