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October 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
Russia’s Booming Nuclear Industry
EVE CONANT
Boasting of new technology that would prevent another Chernobyl, Russia wants to double its domestic nuclear energy output and triple the sales of its reactors worldwide.
October 2, 2012 / Untold Stories
AMETO AKPE, MEGHAN DHALIWAL
"If we can’t get justice in the U.S. that claims to be champions of human rights and democracy, where would we get justice?" A landmark case tests the limits of corporate responsibility.
October 2, 2012 /
MUJIB MASHAL
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
September 27, 2012 / Untold Stories
EDITH ISMENE NICOLAOU-GRIFFIN
As the world focuses on Greece's financial bailout, Greek films have also made their way into international headlines. Amid a period of austerity, how do filmmakers sustain themselves and their work?
September 26, 2012 / Untold Stories
South Africa: Law of the Land
MELISSA TURLEY
Women in rural South Africa are often ruled by two sets of law—traditional and constitutional. Their rights are protected under one, denied under the other. Many search for the in-between.
September 26, 2012 / Untold Stories
Mexico: A Gringo, a Town, and Its Turtles
ERIK VANCE, DOMINIC BRACCO II
Hoyt Peckham came to Magdalena Bay for its stunning scenery and rich wildlife. What he found was a dark secret that would consume the next decade of his life.
September 26, 2012
Europe's Siege on Democracy
WILLIAM WHEELER
Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.
September 26, 2012 / Untold Stories
Russia’s New Nuclear Family
EVE CONANT
Obninsk, once one of Stalin's secret cities devoted to atomic bomb development, has become a go-to hub for nuclear research and training. Demand for Russian nuclear technology is on the rise.
September 24, 2012 / The Washington Post
Thailand: Migrant Workers Labor Overtime to Process Shrimp
JASON MOTLAGH
In a world hungry for cheap shrimp, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But low prices often come at their expense.
September 21, 2012
This Week in Review: The Real Cost of Shrimp
TOM HUNDLEY
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting about the harsh reality of the shrimp industry.
September 21, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Satisfy Global Appetite
STEPHEN SAPIENZA, JASON MOTLAGH
The world--and especially the U.S--wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, satisfying this appetite comes at the expense of workers.
September 20, 2012 / Untold Stories
Japan: Hardship After Suicide
SHIHO FUKADA
In Japan more than 30,000 people have committed suicide every year since 1997. Yet the stigma associated with suicide is so strong that many family members wait years before they will discuss it.
September 20, 2012
Bad Cocktail: Labor Abuse in Thailand’s Shrimp Industry
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
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