Students at an American charity school in Liberia almost lost their institution to a notorious sex abuse scandal, forcing the academy to close. Then a new, Liberian-run organization formed to re-open the school. In Monrovia, Monique John follows one student on her first day back in class.
Communist China's planned economy once prevented its citizens from becoming wealthy. But China now produces billionaires faster than any country in the world, even as President Xi Jinping has cracked down on ostentatious displays of wealth.
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.
Phil Caller and Tania Rashid discuss their three-part series for PBS NewsHour on the Rohingya refugee crisis—reporting on the mass exodus, rape, child marriage, and human trafficking—and finding a strong will to live and tenacity among the people.
Take a look inside the classrooms at Kakuma refugee camp and see how the children are struggling to stay in school.
Churches in Ghana are booming and pastors have become some of the richest and most powerful people. But at what price? "Prophets and profits" investigates this boom and its consequences.
TIME reporter Molly Ball looks into Cambodia's press crackdown and the future of democracy.
As fighting uproots more than a million people, Jack Losh travels to the Central African Republic to report on the country's civil war and humanitarian crisis.
Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism's Estacio Valoi discusses Kruger's contested borderlands and how he overcame the challenges of reporting in a remote zone by using new media tools.
While discussing his fieldwork in Pyongyang, North Korea, Laya Maheshwari speaks about the state's use of culture for propaganda.
Bangladesh is ground zero for learning how to adapt to climate change. Efforts on the coast to protect farmland and millions of people from flooding show just how hard it will be.
The U.S. military recently invited a delegation of local leaders in Niger to tour a secretive drone base.
Journalist Sean Lyngaas discusses the challenges of reporting on a sensitive and complex subject such as nuclear cybersecurity. He also highlights techniques for bringing the subject to life.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
In Malaysia British filmmaker Callum Macrae's four-year fight for accountability on alleged Sri Lanka war crimes raises a new issue: the public's right to see a controversial film.
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.
"No Fire Zone" Director Callum Macrae tells how he came to document what might have been Sri Lanka's 'war without witness.'
Pulitzer Center grantee Jina Moore announces the winners of the NewsAction student journalism competition in digital storytelling.
Dimiter Kenarov reflects on his five-week U.S. tour during which he traveled across the country to engage with communities on his Pulitzer Center project, "Shale Gas: From Poland to Pennsylvania."
Sixth grade students at Washington International School spent a day with Paul Salopek, exploring the first year of his Out of Eden walking route.
Pulitzer Center photographers discuss their reporting projects on commodities from around the world at George Washington University.
University of Chicago trustee Jack Fuller has a conversation with two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek.
Panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center with Kenneth Weiss of the LA Times, Pulitzer Center's Tom Hundley and Ohio University's Geoffrey Dabelko on the impacts of population growth.
Many children in Haiti still live in tents or suffer from HIV/AIDS. Their parents may have died from cholera. But many believe "Fok sa change"—"It has to change."
Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich discusses his reporting on the Arab Spring for launch of Campus Consortium partnership with South Dakota State University.