For decades, the world's two largest economies — the U.S. and China — have been integrated. But the Trump administration is now trying to undo that, as an escalating trade war impacts consumers and businesses in both countries.
Sexual violence is ingrained into Ugandan culture, largely due to its normalization in society. Finally, a powerful movement is underway to start the conversation about the issue in Uganda.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the most expensive infrastructure project in history. Chinese companies are constructing roads, pipelines and railroads across the globe. But they are also building China’s influence, and critics in the U.S. and Asia worry Belt and Road projects can reduce countries’ sovereignty and grow Chinese power. With the help of the Pulitzer Center, Nick Schifrin reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s philosophy has been written into the country’s constitution. He has sought to raise the standard of living at home, while boosting China’s power and influence across the globe. But critics accuse him of consolidating power and creating a campaign of oppression against the Chinese people—especially those who disagree with him. Nick Schifrin reports from Beijing.
Since 1988, the rights of Indigenous people in Brazil have been entitled to protection under the constitution. Yet, their reality tells a different story.
When it comes to military strength, the global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative.
Marcos A. Rivera Ortiz and his daughter Mariluz Rivera Gutiérrez, are two Puerto Rican attorneys on a mission to end racism and discrimination against Afro-Latinx people.
Struggling American dairy farmers thought they could count on the world market. Then came the turbulence of tariffs and trade deals.
A Chinese businesswoman in California has become a matchmaker between Chinese parents and American wombs.
A behind-the-scenes look at interviews with women in Turkey's computer science industry.
The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation into solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019, providing a rare glimpse into the deep end of our prison system through the stories of those who have experienced it.
The people of Grassy Narrows have dealt with the effects of industrial pollution for almost five decades. With government promises made and broken, they take to the streets to fight for justice.
In a densely populated village outside Mombasa in Kenya, the effects of industrial pollution continue to harm inhabitants. Deborah Bloom chronicles an activist's fight against it.
Journalist Jason Motlagh talks about his experience reporting on the persecution of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya minority—and the warning signs that went ignored prior to last year’s genocidal violence.
In May 2018, Hassan Ghedi Santur traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to report on former al-Shabab child soldiers and the many challenges that await them once they defect from the group.
Susan Meiselas documents the Garifuna people’s fight for their land rights in Honduras in the midst of development and conflict with private investors and the government.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Indigenous people, once careful stewards of the rainforest, have been driven out of the forest to resettlement centers and denuded villages.
Photographer Thomas Dworzak discusses his reporting on Maasai women fighting for their land rights.
Photographer Emin Özmen documents the daily lives of Talysh women in Azerbaijan and their complex history of assimilation.
Lizzie Wade traveled to Colombia to document how the country’s peace deal with FARC, a guerrilla group at war with the Colombia state from 1964 to 2016, is opening up new opportunities for field work.
Grantee Danny Gold reports on the young men abandoning gang life in El Salvador to join the evangelical church.
New Zealanders are now the largest group inside Australian immigration detention centers. Journalist Sylvia Varnham O'Regan discusses her reporting on this increasingly divisive issue.
How does a school for poor girls in rural India crack the patriarchal system? Annalisa Merelli discusses her reporting project "The Girl Effect."
Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins author of landmark Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project with The New York Times Magazine at Campus Consortium partner.
Watch a video of New York City Lab School seniors using the Out of Eden Walk as inspiration for small-group exploration of Manhattan and other boroughs.
Grantees, student fellows, industry and education partners joined the Pulitzer Center team to celebrate our 10th anniversary on October 8, 2016.
The Pulitzer Center collaborates with educators and journalists to empower students by providing creative ways to engage in their own communities and with the world.
The Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium continues to grow, and students are better for it.
Global health reporting can often be dangerous work that is hard to pitch. Some of the Pulitzer Center's top global health grantees talk logistics, safety, and dealing with subject matter that lacks the "sexy" headlines.
On October 8, journalists and industry executives from Mother Jones, ICIJ, the Marshall Project and The Washington Post gathered to discuss the nature and practice of public interest reporting today.
This year, 31 Pulitzer Center student fellows traveled to 24 different countries to report. In October 2016, they met in Washington, D.C., to share their work.
This film explores the risks sometimes associated with reporting and the conversations reporters wish they had started back home. David Rohde, Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley are featured.
A panel discussion on the people and issues behind "Fractured Lands," a landmark issue of The New York Times Magazine on the makings of tragedy in the modern Middle East.
Scott Anderson, co-author of The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands," speaks about his reporting on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
The Pulitzer Center marked its first decade with the announcement of a $12 million endowment challenge grant. Video highlights from a celebration dinner in New York.